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We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011)

Published: New York : Counterpoint Press, 2011
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781582438870,
Language:  English

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That neither nature nor nurture bears exclusive responsibility for a child's character is self-evident. But generalizations about genes are likely to provide cold comfort if it's your own child who just opened fire on his feellow algebra students and whose class photograph&#8212;with its unseemly grin&#8212;is shown on the evening news coast-to-coast.<p>If the question of who's to blame for teenage atrocity intrigues news-watching voyeurs, it tortures our narrator, Eva Khatchadourian. Two years before the opening of the novel, her son, Kevin, murdered seven of his fellow high school students, a cafeteria worker, and the much-beloved teacher who had tried to befriend him. Because his sixteenth birthday arrived two days after the killings, he received a lenient sentence and is currently in a prison for young offenders in upstate New York.<p>In relating the story of Kevin's upbringing, Eva addresses her estranged husband, Frank, through a series of startingly direct letters...

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