OCTOBER MOURNING: A SONG FOR MATTHEW SHEPARD

OCTOBER MOURNING: A SONG FOR MATTHEW SHEPARD
By Lesléa Newman
Read by Emily Beresford, Luke Daniels, Tom Parks, Nick PodehlKate Rudd, & Christina Traister
Published by Brilliance Audio

This audiobook is only
available to download FREE

June 26 – July 2, 2014

Download HERE

If you simply cannot wait or you missed the free download period, you can locate a CD or download at:
PublisherAudible | Amazon | Library Edition

Description:

On the night of October 6, 1998, a gay twenty-one-year-old University of Wyoming student named Matthew Shepard was lured from a bar by two young men, then savagely beaten, tied to a fence on the outskirts of Laramie, and left to die. Five days later, Lesléa Newman arrived on campus to give the keynote speech for the University of Wyoming’s Gay Awareness Week. October Mourning is Lesléa Newman’s deeply personal response to the events of that tragic day and its brutal aftermath. This work of poetic imagination explores the impact of the vicious crime through fictitious monologues from various points of view, including the fence to which Matthew was tied, the deer that kept watch beside him, and even Matthew himself. This stunning cycle of sixty-eight poems serves as an illumination for readers too young to remember and as a powerful, enduring tribute to Matthew Shepard’s life and legacy.

AudioFile Magazine Review:

“The narrators expertly carry the weight of the poems, excelling on verses that combine more than one voice.” – AudioFile Magazine

 

 

Forgive Me, Leonard PeacockPaired in SYNC with:
FORGIVE ME, LEONARD PEACOCK
By Matthew Quick
Read by Noah Galvin
Published by Hachette Audio

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

* Copy This Password *

* Type Or Paste Password Here *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

%d bloggers like this: