BuySellCommunity Classifieds - Buy & Sell Locally : Free Online Classifieds
Buy & Sell Locally. FREE Online Classifieds & Store Fronts. Sign Up Now!
Find items nearest to your Local Area.
register    sign in    about us    refer a friend    site map
 
 
The Meaning of Matthew: My Son's Murder in Laramie, and...

Listed In Category: Books & Magazines > Non-Fiction
Secondary Category: Books & Magazines > Biography & Autobiography
Read our safe buying guide  -  Add to watch items
Ad Information
Classified Id VQDLTXXW
Asking Price $ 12.00 USD per item
Quantity 1 item (used condition)
Tax Taxes are not applicable
Shipping & Handling
Seller will ship worldwide
Buyer pays shipping cost $ 3.00 USD
Payment Terms
Payment in advance only
Seller accepts:
Personal Check   Money Order / Cashiers Check  
PayPal  
Credit cards accepted through Paypal!
Renewed Date17-Aug-2019 06:19:10 AM EST
Expiration Date 16-Oct-2019 06:19:10 AM EST
Email this ad to friends  -  Report abuse
Seller Information
Ivybeth member since 22-dec-2005
Visit my store  Visit this seller's store
View Hendersonville Classifieds Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA
Please only contact the seller if you are interested in buying or bartering for this item. Spam and fraud will not be tolerated.
No sign in is required.
View seller's other items
Classified Details
...a World Transformed

Author:
Judy Shepard; Format: Hardcover; ISBN: 9781594630576; Publisher: Hudson Street Press; Release Date: Sep 2009; List Price: $25.95; Length: 273 pages; Other: 1st Edition. Condition: Very Good. Dust jacket and cover are both still in overall great shape, binding is strong, and pages are unmarked. Same cover design as that shown here.

Synopsis:

Today, the name Matthew Shepard is synonymous with gay rights. But before his grisly murder in 1998, Matthew was simply Judy Shepard's 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 in the small college town that changed everything. The Meaning of Matthew follows the Shepard family in the days immediately after the crime, when Judy and her husband traveled to see their incapacitated son, kept alive by life support machines; how the Shepards learned of the incredible 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. Heart-wrenchingly honest, Judy Shepard confides with readers about how she handled the crippling loss of her child, why she became a gay rights activist, and the challenges and rewards of raising a gay child in America today. The Meaning of Matthew not only captures the historical significance and complicated civil rights issues surrounding one young man's life and death, but it also chronicles one ordinary woman's struggle to cope with the unthinkable.

Priority Mail delivery for this item costs $7.00 at the request of a buyer. Otherwise, the shipping rate given here applies to orders shipped via Media Mail within the U.S. only. Orders consisting of multiple purchases packaged together ship by any of these delivery methods at a discounted rate, usually for only $1.00 per additional item plus the shipping fee for the first item (determined to be the one with the highest delivery charge). International buyers: please contact us with your destination country for applicable base shipping rates. Multiple purchases that are packaged together save shipping costs for you, too!

Payment is expected within two weeks of placing your order for the first item within a shipment. Paypal is preferred, but money orders and checks (either personal or cashier's) are also accepted. Orders typically ship within 48 hours of PROCESSED payment, excluding weekends and holidays.

Inquiries from all shoppers are responded to promptly and courteously. Buyers are encouraged to ask questions prior to placing orders, as all sales are final unless the product you receive differs significantly from that which was advertised here in terms of either the product itself or its promised condition. In other words, “buyer’s remorse” does not qualify for a refund. Exceptions are made only in the event that a buyer is willing to return at his or her own expense an unopened, BRAND NEW item for a refund of the original purchase price only. No original shipping costs will be refunded, unless we are at fault for sending you the wrong item or misrepresenting the product and/or its condition. This hasn’t happened yet, but if it does: you are guaranteed a refund of the purchase price, the original shipping fee, PLUS the cost to ship the item back to us. In addition, we promise that no retaliatory feedback will be left for negative comments received on such transactions. We stand behind our service, and accept responsibility for any mistakes made.

Thank you for looking!