"A new edition of the raw and heartbreaking YA debut about one gay teen's sacrifice and the community that can't come to terms with the way he lived. Sixteen-year-old Joel Espen died of thirst and heat exhaustion while on a hike in the Grand Canyon. He collapsed in a desperate attempt to get water for his friend. In the aftermath, everyone said was the strongest, bravest, and kindest young man anyone knew. But nobody really knew him. The novel tells the story of Joel's life and death through the memories of those who grew ...

The Way He Lived 2016, Dutton Books for Young Readers

ISBN-13: 9780399187223

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