Like People in History

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Penguin Books, Jun 1, 1996 - Fiction - 528 pages
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Picano--bestselling author, founder of the first gay publshing house in New York, and one of the original seven members of the legendary Violet Quill Club--uniquely captures American gay life and subculture during the last half of the 20th century in this brilliantly written, extraordinarily entertaining saga.

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User Review  - Jesi - Goodreads

While this book would've really benefited from a good editor, it was still a pretty enjoyable read. A big, sprawling, campy retelling of American history from the early 1960s through the 1980s from ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elizabeth Wright Korytkowski - Goodreads

Good book. Felt a bit long at times, but I did like the level of description and detail on the different friends and relationships as it made me more connected to the people and story. Definitely would recommend. Read full review


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About the author (1996)

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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