The Resource The meaning of Matthew : my son's murder in Laramie, and a world transformed, Judy Shepard with Jon Barrett, (electronic resource)

The meaning of Matthew : my son's murder in Laramie, and a world transformed, Judy Shepard with Jon Barrett, (electronic resource)

Label
The meaning of Matthew : my son's murder in Laramie, and a world transformed
Title
The meaning of Matthew
Title remainder
my son's murder in Laramie, and a world transformed
Statement of responsibility
Judy Shepard with Jon Barrett
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The mother of Matthew Shepard shares her story about her son's death and the choice she made to become an international gay rights activist. Today, the name Matthew Shepard is synonymous with gay rights, but before his grisly murder in 1998, Matthew was simply her son. For the first time in book form, Judy Shepard speaks about her loss, sharing memories of Matthew, their life as a typical American family, and the pivotal event that changed everything. The book follows the Shepard family in the days after the crime, when their incapacitated son was on life support; how they learned of the response from strangers all across America who held candlelit vigils and memorial services for their child; and finally, how they struggled to navigate the legal system as Matthew's murderers were on trial. It not only captures the historical significance and civil rights issues, but it also chronicles one ordinary woman's struggle to cope with the unthinkable.--From publisher description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shepard, Judy
Dewey number
364.152/3092
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6250.4.H66
LC item number
S54 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Barrett, Jon
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shepard, Matthew
  • Shepard, Judy Peck
  • Shepard, Matthew
  • Gay men
  • Homicide
  • Mothers and sons
  • Children
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Gay rights
  • Mord
  • Hatbrott
  • Laramie (Wyo.)
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The meaning of Matthew : my son's murder in Laramie, and a world transformed, Judy Shepard with Jon Barrett, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 273 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101140185
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
912aeddd-2c04-4277-b920-3ce8b07b1bd9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)506021225
Label
The meaning of Matthew : my son's murder in Laramie, and a world transformed, Judy Shepard with Jon Barrett, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 273 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101140185
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
912aeddd-2c04-4277-b920-3ce8b07b1bd9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)506021225

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