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Prayers for Bobby : a mother's coming to terms with the suicide of her gay son

Author: Leroy Aarons
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bobby Griffith was an all-American boy ... and he was gay. Faced with an irresolvable conflict - for both his family and his religion taught him that being gay was "wrong"--Bobby chose to take his own life.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Robert Warren Griffith; Mary Griffith; Mary Griffith; Robert Warren Griffith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leroy Aarons
ISBN: 9780062511232 0062511238
OCLC Number: 317291826
Description: xii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The plunge --
"What went wrong?" --
Fire and brimstone --
The sissy --
A rope with no knot --
Coming out --
The healing --
The leper --
The second coming out --
Portland --
The golden thread --
On the road --
Born again.
Responsibility: Leroy Aarons.
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Bobby Griffith was an all-American boy ... and he was gay. Faced with an irresolvable conflict - for both his family and his religion taught him that being gay was "wrong"--Bobby chose to take his own life.

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