Toby's lie: a novel

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Simon & Schuster, 1995 - Fiction - 272 pages
5 Reviews
Toby, a Jesuit high school senior, struggles with his homosexuality, his mother's desertion, and a crack-dealing best friend until his lover offers to search for Toby's mother if Toby will befriend an AIDS victim. 15,000 first printing.

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User Review  - Ally - Goodreads

There were a lot of things I love about this book. And there were other things I hated. I loved the gritty realism of it, I loved the nostalgia, I loved the honest look back at the fear of AIDS in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Enoch - Goodreads

I chanced on this book in a used-book store in Free School Street, Calcutta was back in 1990. (The city's been re-christened/de-anglised as Kolkata since then, the street too - it's now known as Mirza ... Read full review

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Vilmure was born in Tampa, Fl. He is a graduate of Harvard and Essex Universities.

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