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The Burn Journals 8 editions

Cover of: The Burn Journals by Brent Runyon
About the Book

BRENT RUNYON WAS 14 years old when he set himself on fire. This is a true story.In The Burn Journals, Runyon describes that devastating suicide attempt and his recovery over the following year. He takes us into the Burn Unit in a children's hospital and through painful burn care and skin-grafting procedures. Then to a rehabilitation hospital, for intensive physical, occupational, and psychological therapy. And then finally back home, to the frightening prospect of entering high school.But more importantly, Runyon takes us into his own mind. He shares his thoughts and hopes and fears with such unflinching honesty that we understand--with a terrible clarity--what it means to want to kill yourself and how it feels to struggle back toward normality.Intense, exposed, insightful, The Burn Journals is a deeply personal story with universal reach. It is impossible to look away. Impossible to remain unmoved.This truly riveting memoir is a spectacular debut for a talented new writer.From the Hardcover edition.

8 editions First published in 2004

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September 14, 2004, Knopf Books for Young Readers
The Burn Journals
in English
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September 14, 2004, Knopf Books for Young Readers
The Burn Journals
in English
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2004, Alfred A. Knopf
The burn journals
Paperback in English
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2004, Alfred A. Knopf
The burn journals
in English - 1st ed.
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2005, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
The Burn Journals
eBook in English
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October 2005, Tandem Library
Burn Journals
Unknown Binding in English
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June 16, 2005, Michael Joseph Ltd
The Burn Journals
Hardcover
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October 11, 2005, Vintage
The Burn Journals
Paperback in English

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