The Laramie Project

The Laramie Project

Book - 2001
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On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence in the hills outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard's death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of Laramie the event was deeply personal, and it's they we hear in this stunningly effective theater piece, a deeply complex portrait of a community.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2001
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed
ISBN: 9780375727191
0375727191
Branch Call Number: 812.54 K16201L 2001
Characteristics: xiv, 110 p. ; 21 cm

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Neicey_389 Jun 27, 2013

the book is so wonderful, it raelly makes you think and question peoples reasoning. nit hits a nerve at certain points as well. highly recommended.!

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kaszelong
Aug 09, 2010

Extremely powerful piece of drama and history. Must read.

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mcmenebek
Dec 01, 2009

Without a doubt one of the most touching and moving stories I have read. The simplistic format of the play makes the reader really tune into the situation and feel for the town of Laramie and the Sheppard family.

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