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The lost prayers of Ricky Graves, James Han Mattson

Label
The lost prayers of Ricky Graves
Title
The lost prayers of Ricky Graves
Statement of responsibility
James Han Mattson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In raw, poignant alternating first-person narratives, interspersed with e-mails, gay chat-room exchanges, and other fragments of a youth laid bare in the age of social media, The Lost Prayers of Ricky Graves unravels the mystery of a life in all its glory: despair and regret, humor and wonder, courage and connection. A heartbroken and humiliated Ricky Graves took the life of a classmate and himself. Five months later, the sleepy community is still in shock and mourning. Ricky's sister, Alyssa, returns to confront her shattered, withdrawn mother and her guilt over the brother she left adrift. Mark McVitry, the lone survivor of the deadly outburst sparked by his own cruelty, is tormented by visions of Ricky's vengeful spirit. Ricky's surrogate older brother, Corky Meeks, grapples with doubts about the fragile boy he tried to protect but may have doomed instead. And Jeremy Little, who inadvertently became Ricky's long-distance Internet crush despite never having met, seeks to atone for failing to hear his friend's cries for help. For those closest to the tormented killer, shock and grief have given way to soul searching, as they're forced to confront their broken dreams, buried desires, and missed opportunities. And in their shared search for meaning and redemption, Ricky's loved ones find a common purpose: learning to trust their feelings, fighting for real intimacy in a world grown selfish and insincere, and fearlessly embracing all that matters most...before it's gone from their lives"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mattson, James Han
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A8648
LC item number
L67 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bereavement
  • Guilt
  • Murder
  • Suicide
  • Gay men
  • Gay teenagers
  • FICTION / Asian American
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Asian American
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Bereavement
  • Gay men
  • Gay teenagers
  • Guilt
  • Murder
  • Suicide
Label
The lost prayers of Ricky Graves, James Han Mattson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn978290885
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
353 pages
Isbn
9781503942479
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)978290885
Label
The lost prayers of Ricky Graves, James Han Mattson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn978290885
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
353 pages
Isbn
9781503942479
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)978290885

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