Oddly Normal

Oddly Normal

One Family's Struggle to Help Their Teenage Son Come to Terms With His Sexuality

Book - 2012
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Sharing his family's own struggles within a culture that is quickly changing, a national correspondent for "The New York Times" and father of a gay teen offers crucial lessons about helping gay kids and how to cope in a potentially hostile world.
Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781592407286
Branch Call Number: 306.76 SCH (Dayson Collection)
Characteristics: 290 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Dayson Collection


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bibliotechnocrat Aug 29, 2016

Written by the father of a gay child, this book is really more geared toward parents than any other audience. There is a lot of material on interacting with schools, teachers, and therapists; sometimes it feels like the author did all this research... so of course it has to be jammed in. It's not a bad book, but Joseph's actual story gets a bit lost in the shuffle.

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