Gone Boy by Gregory Gibson
A Walkabout

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Ths story of a father's search for truth after his son's murder, "Gone Boy" offers a commanding inquiry into guns, violence, and manhood in America.
 

About Gregory Gibson

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Gregory Gibson is an antiquarian book dealer who lives in Gloucester, Massachusetts.
 
Published October 1, 1999 by Kodansha America. 224 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Self Help, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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A father transforms the attempt to fathom his son's senseless murder into a complex, surprising account of memory and discovery amid dark American corners of insanity, gun violence, and malfeasance.

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The recent rash of school shootings makes Gibson's heartbreaking book as timely as it is good. Shortly before Christmas in 1992, an alienated, angry student named Wayne Lo went on a shooting rampage a

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What makes this book special, and what distinguishes it from the blizzard of 30-second explanations and 800-word op-ed pieces on teen violence, is the way in which Gibson transcends his rage and becomes capable of mounting a searching, informative and ultimately deeply moving exploration into the...

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