Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
From Library Staff
Leonard Peacock gets up on his 18th birthday. He fills his backpack. He will visit the four people who mean anything to him. He will give each of them a gift. Then, he will pull out the gun at the bottom of his pack and kill his former best friend. Then, he will kill himself. And, he thinks, th... Read More »
Our fearless, flawed, and funny narrator, Leonard Peacock, starts his day out by setting down his grandfather’s WWII Nazi pistol next to his breakfast oatmeal. He’s got a plan: he’s going to shoot the boy who was once his best friend, and then he’s going to shoot himself. At least he still has a ... Read More »
A day in the life of a suicidal teen boy saying good-bye to the four people who matter most to him. By the author of The Silver Linings Playbook.