Hello, Cruel World

Hello, Cruel World

101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks, and Other Outlaws

Book - 2006
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
Transgender author Kate Bornstein provides guidance for suicidal teenagers, relating personal emotional struggles; discussing bullies, identity, and freedom; and describing 101 activities teens can use to cope and keep themselves alive.
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2006
ISBN: 9781583227206
1583227202
Branch Call Number: 616.85844 B6455h 2006 TEEN
Characteristics: 231 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

j
jodunne
May 07, 2012

No matter how lost you feel, things will get better. This book is broken into two sections. In the first half, Bornstein reflects on growing up, otherness and the difficulty of being true to oneself. The second half is focused on what to do instead of killing oneself. Ranked in a variety of clever ways, including legality, morality, safety, effectiveness and difficulty, and running the gamut from self-improvement to sexual exploration, these diverse recommendations, are not meant to “fix,” “cure,” or “normalize” anyone, but instead to help struggling teens survive and find a way to be comfortable with themselves.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at PCPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top