The beauty of men: a novel

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Morrow, 1996 - Fiction - 272 pages
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Lark's mourning over the loss of his youth and of friends and acquaintances, his visits to his dying mother, and his actual and remembered visits to boat docks and baths comprise a narrative of loneliness, aging, and obsessive desire. By the author of Dancer from the Dance. Tour.

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My feelings about this book are a little complicated. Very little happens - the narrator pines after a one-night stand while caring for his quadriplegic, elderly mother. Things don't come to a head ... Read full review

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User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

Although I find Holleran's writing to be beautiful especially when setting the scenes endlessly switching from flashback to flashback, I couldn't get into the content with enough conviction. Lark is ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
18
Section 3
27
Copyright

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Beyond Sexuality
Tim Dean
Limited preview - 2000
Beyond Sexuality
Tim Dean
Limited preview - 2000

About the author (1996)

Andrew Holleran, a Harvard graduate, is a well-known journalist and frequent contributor to major gay publications. "Dancer from the Dance, " his first novel, was originally published in 1978 to great critical acclaim. He is also the author of "Nights in Aruba, The Beauty of Men, Ground Zero, In the Mirror of Men's Eyes, " and "In September, the Light Changes.

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