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Posts Tagged ‘Michael Santangelo

Freaks and Revelations

Posted by: michaelfrombrooklyn on: October 31, 2009

Hurwin, Davida Wills.  Freaks and Revelations. November 2009. 240 p. Little, Brown and Company, 16.99 (9780316049962) Told in alternating first person accounts, this is the story of two teenagers in California from 1973 to 2005.  One is an angry neo-Nazi punk rocker and the other is a thirteen year old gay hustler thrown out of his […]

How Beautiful the Ordinary

Posted by: michaelfrombrooklyn on: October 31, 2009

Cart, Michael. How Beautiful the Ordinary: twelve stories of identity.  October 2009. 368 p. Harper Teen, $16.99 (978-0-06-115498-0). Gr. 9-12. Watching two lovers exchange words in the night.  The excitement of your first kiss, your first sexual experience, your first Dyke March.  Meeting someone new on myspace.  The stories from Michael Cart’s new collection relate […]