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Dancer from the Dance - Andrew Holleran
Dancer from the Dance
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One of the most important works of gay literature, this haunting, brilliant novel is a seriocomic remembrance of things past -- and still poignantly present. It depicts the adventures of Malone, a beautiful young man searching for love amid New York's emerging gay scene. From Manhattan's Everard... show more
One of the most important works of gay literature, this haunting, brilliant novel is a seriocomic remembrance of things past -- and still poignantly present. It depicts the adventures of Malone, a beautiful young man searching for love amid New York's emerging gay scene. From Manhattan's Everard Baths and after-hours discos to Fire Island's deserted parks and lavish orgies, Malone looks high and low for meaningful companionship. The person he finds is Sutherland, a campy quintessential queen -- and one of the most memorable literary creations of contemporary fiction. Hilarious, witty, and ultimately heartbreaking, Dancer from the Dance is truthful, provocative, outrageous fiction told in a voice as close to laughter as to tears.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060937065 (0060937068)
ASIN: 60937068
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 250
Edition language: English
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5.0 Dancer from the Dance
Lovely, echoes of 'Gatsby', and a much better reading companion for a trip to and from NYC than 'The Glass Key'. A little self-indulgent, but only in the best ways. Besides, the beauty of the writing and the humor more than make up for it.I was hooked on this book from the beginning. The exchange of...
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