Young Man from the Provinces: A Gay Life Before Stonewall

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Avon Books, Feb 1, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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Helms vividly brings to life the time just before Stonewall and the Gay Liberations Movement in this poignant, insightful, often humorous remembrance of his journey from a midwestern adolescence to a self-absorbed life as a male model in New York and Europe in the 1960s, ending with his self-acceptance as a gay man in a homophobic society.

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User Review  - Alison Winfield Burns - Goodreads

The first half of the book is fantastic. I liked the second half less, but it's still a wonderful book. The first half is about the author's boyhood and really outshines the jaded tone that the second ... Read full review

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A kind of real-life Dancer From the Dance Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
15
Section 3
44
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About the author (1997)

Alan Helms is professor of literature at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

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