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  - Chuck Rankin - Goodreads

This is one of the best books I have ever read....but it is time for me to re-read it...and I have not found in my stacks. Easy flowing....time honored reflecting the best of the gay emergence times.... 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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