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|Material Type:||Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school|
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|ISBN:||9780307931900 0307931900 9780375971129 0375971122 9780307931917 0307931919|
|Awards:||Stonewall Children's and Young Adult Award honor, 2014.|
|Description:||200 pages ; 22 cm|
The based-on-true-events story of Harry and Craig, two 17-year-olds who are no longer a couple yet are about to take part in a 32-hour marathon of kissing to set a new Guinness World Record -- all of which is narrated by a Greek Chorus of the generation of gay men lost to AIDS. While the two increasingly dehydrated and sleep-deprived boys are locking lips, they become a focal point in the lives of other teen boys dealing with languishing long-term relationships, coming out, navigating gender identity, and falling deeper into the digital rabbit hole of gay hookup sites -- all while the kissing former couple tries to figure out their own feelings for each other.
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- Gays -- Juvenile fiction.
- Gay teenagers -- Juvenile fiction.
- Homosexuality -- Juvenile fiction.
- Coming out (Sexual orientation) -- Juvenile fiction.
- AIDS (Disease) -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
- Social change -- Juvenile fiction.
- World records -- Juvenile fiction.
- Gays -- Fiction.
- Homosexuality -- Fiction.
- Love -- Fiction.
- Social change -- Fiction.
- Love stories.
- Social change.
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