Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherYou can’t stop the future.
You can’t rewind the past.
The only way to learn the secret . . . is to press play.
Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker–his classmate and crush–who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah’s voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he’ll find out why.
Clay spends the night crisscrossing his town with Hannah as his guide. He becomes a firsthand witness to Hannah’s pain, and as he follows Hannah’s recorded words throughout his town, what he discovers changes his life forever.
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Thirteen Reasons Why
Sign in. Hannah seeks help from Mr. Porter, the school counselor. Clay plays the new tape for Tony and weighs what to do next. Clay and Hannah grow closer. While Clay spends a heartbreaking night listening to his tape with Tony, tensions boil over at Bryce's house.
Thirteen Reasons Why is a young adult novel written in by Jay Asher. It is the story of a young high school student as she descends into despair brought on by betrayal and bullying , culminating with her suicide. She details the thirteen reasons why she was driven to end her life in an audio diary which is mailed to a friend two weeks after her death. Thirteen Reasons Why has received recognition and awards from several young adult literary associations, and the paperback edition reached 1 on the New York Times Best Seller list in July A screenplay was written, based on the original release of the book, that became the basis of the dramatic television series 13 Reasons Why released through Netflix on March 31, The screenplay contains several deviations from the book, including additional characters and storylines. High school student Clay Jensen receives a mysterious package in the mail with seven cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker, a classmate who recently committed suicide.
The book has been adapted into a Netflix original series. Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker ——his classmate and crush——who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah's voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out why.
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While the show might be fictional, a lot of fans are wondering if the characters on the show are real and if they are based on real life stories. While the show might totally seem real, the show is based on a YA book by Jay Asher of the same name. The book was originally published in and has since become a worldwide hit and award winning book. Although Hannah, Clay and the others might not actually be real, Asher has revealed that some of the the things that happen in the book come from his own experiences and those close to him. So it was a matter of interpreting those situations through her thoughts and feelings," he told Coming Soon. When I eventually did come up with the idea, it was obvious why it came to me as a female in high school. According to the official 13 Reasons Why discussion guide, Asher got the idea for the tapes after taking an audio tour.