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By Robin Reardon

ISBN-10: 075821927X

ISBN-13: 9780758219275

I admire the lengthy distance run, if you think like you are approximately to die. . .and then you definately achieve this position the place you are feeling like there aren't any barriers for you anyplace. . .In many ways, Jason Peele is like several different teen. He hits the books, hangs together with his pals, flirts with ladies, and omits the complete fact of his lifestyles from his Aunt Audrey and Uncle Steve, who've raised him seeing that his mom and dad died. yet there is a method that Jason Peele is particularly various: while he desires at evening, it's not approximately women; it really is approximately David Bowie. At sixteen-years-old, Jason is simply starting to remember that he could be gay.The one position Jason feels cozy is at the song the place he can run quick and tough. He loves the texture of the wind at his again, of his legs propelling him furiously round, the roar of the gang in his ears. yet now, even his sanctuary feels threatening. it is not simply the jerks who name him "faggot" within the locker room. a brand new man has joined the workforce, and every little thing approximately him will problem the way in which Jason sees existence. From late-night showings of "La Cage Aux Folles" to interpreting Gandhi, he is working a brand new race on an doubtful direction, and just one thing's for sure--his senior 12 months goes to be unforgettable...With A mystery facet, Robin Reardon supplies a lovely, delicate coming-of-age novel approximately identification and braveness, love and honor, anger and desire, and the various methods the reality can rather set you free."As horny because it is brilliant. A mystery aspect is a fresh spin at the popping out tale in addition to a memorable new love tale for the recent millennium." --Brian Sloan, writer of A story of 2 Summers

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But I've never heard Uncle Steve say anything about his opinion when it comes to homosexuality. Would he think I'm sick in the head? ” “My father thinks it's an option, yes. He's angry that I won't make the effort he demands of me. ” I look at his profile. The way he's clenching his jaw tells me he doesn't really want to talk about his father. ” His face softens. “I think she wishes I could be what my father expects, what she expected, but mostly I think she's just trying to hold the family together.

This might be better than I'd thought. But our legs don't touch, our hands don't touch, nothing touches but our eyes. ” he asks, glancing at my backpack. “Not a lot. ” “For me? What? ” “This is something that's very important to me. I want you to understand it. ” I pick up the nearest book. It's a biography of Mahatma Gandhi. So much for talking about homosexuality. ” Raj asks. “Of course. I mean, I don't know a lot about him, but I know about how he used pacifism for civil disobedience. ” “He was a man of God.

There's this feeling of relief. No more pretending. But I don't know what to do with this. It's what I've dreamed about, but now that it's here ... I hide behind words. ” “We have to. ” He waits just long enough to see if I have anything else to say, and then he pulls my face to his again. Before I know it, we're lying on the ground, breathing hard, hands everywhere. I have to pull away. I'm not ready for this. I lean against the tree again, feeling shaky. ” he says, still lying on the ground near my feet.

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