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The Resource Oddly normal : one family's struggle to help their teenage son come to terms with his sexuality, John Schwartz

Oddly normal : one family's struggle to help their teenage son come to terms with his sexuality, John Schwartz

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Oddly normal : one family's struggle to help their teenage son come to terms with his sexuality
Title
Oddly normal
Title remainder
one family's struggle to help their teenage son come to terms with his sexuality
Statement of responsibility
John Schwartz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A heartfelt memoir by the father of a gay teen, and an eye-opening guide for families who hope to bring up well-adjusted gay adults. Three years ago, John Schwartz, a national correspondent at The New York Times, got the call that every parent hopes never to receive: his thirteen-year-old son, Joe, was in the hospital following a suicide attempt. Mustering the courage to come out to his classmates, Joe's disclosure--delivered in a tirade about homophobic attitudes--was greeted with unease and confusion by his fellow students. Hours later, he took an overdose of pills. In the aftermath, John and his wife, Jeanne, determined to help Joe feel more comfortable in his own skin, launched a search for services and groups that could help Joe understand that he wasn't alone. This book is Schwartz's very personal attempt to address his family's struggles within a culture that is changing fast, but not fast enough to help gay kids like Joe.--From publisher description
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DLC
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1957-
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Schwartz, John
Dewey number
306.76/60835
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ76.27.Y68
LC item number
S393 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay teenagers
  • Parent and teenager
  • Families
Label
Oddly normal : one family's struggle to help their teenage son come to terms with his sexuality, John Schwartz
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Publication
Control code
ocn779263565
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 290 p.
Isbn
9781592407286
Lccn
2012014369
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Oddly normal : one family's struggle to help their teenage son come to terms with his sexuality, John Schwartz
Publication
Control code
ocn779263565
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 290 p.
Isbn
9781592407286
Lccn
2012014369
Other physical details
ill.

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