The Lure

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Alyson Books, 2002 - Fiction - 442 pages
8 Reviews

In 1979, Felice Picano rocketed to fame with the publication of this shocking, controversial thriller. Riveting and candid in its depiction of the gay sexual subculture of the era, and praised by Stephen King as "Explosive...Felice Picano is one hell of a writer," "The Lure "thrusts young widower Noel Hathaway into a dark universe of physical and psychological violence; an unwilling lure used by the police to unmask an elusive killer.

Felice Picano is the author of 18 books, including the international best-sellers "The Book of Lies "and "Like People in History "as well as the acclaimed literary memoirs "Ambidextrous, Men Who Loved Me, " and "A House on the Ocean, A House on the Bay." He has been nominated for several Lambda Literary Awards and is a recipient of the Ferro-Grumley award for fiction. Formerly a longtime New Yorker, he currently resides in Los Angeles.

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User Review  - Max Vos - Goodreads

I still have my first edition of this book, and the poor thing is just ragged. I read and re-read this book every so often. What does that tell you. Read full review

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User Review  - Jon - Goodreads

Felice Picano is an excellent author and The Lure is a suspenseful, deftly written mystery novel. I was hooked from the very first page...! Read full review

Contents

Section 1
34
Section 2
38
Section 3
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About the author (2002)

Felice Picano's first book was finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Since then he has published twenty volumes of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Considered a founder of modern gay literature along with the six other members, of the Violet Quill Club, Picano also founded two publishing companies: the Sea Horse Press and Gay Presses of New York. He has been a regular writer for the San Francisco Examiner, The Lesbian & Gay Review, and the Lambda Book Report. Among his many award-winning books are Like People in History and The Book of Lies. He lives in San Francisco, CA.

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