Freaks and Revelations

Freaks and Revelations

A Novel

Book - 2009
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Tells, in two voices, of events leading up to a 1980 incident in which fourteen-year-old Jason, a gay youth surviving on the streets as a prostitute, and seventeen-year-old Doug, a hate-filled punk rocker, have a fateful meeting in a Los Angeles alley.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316049962
0316049964
Branch Call Number: YF HUR NVD
Characteristics: 234 p
Alternative Title: Freaks & revelations

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Tacolover3000 Jan 26, 2016

Amazing book. At times the book made me very uncomfortable with terms like "nigger" and " cholas" (which until reading the book had no idea it was an offensive term to describe mexicans. I understand that racism was heavily present during that time period but it was unbearable to read. Jason's story was actually outstanding that it would have been better by itself.

KJtheEpicFailure Jun 25, 2012

A well-written story. Makes you like and connect with both characters, no matter how much you hate their actions.

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pyr
Mar 08, 2012

Quite a violent roller coaster. Surprised myself, had to finish it .

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