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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A fun collection of characters and romp through gay history (the book starts in the 50s and 60s, ends in the 90s, and visits locales like Fire Island, San Francisco, and Manhattan). Edmund White ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leigh - Goodreads

Don't we all have that irritating frenemy or family member that we just can't seem to shed and who somehow seems to push us into making unplanned changes in our lives? Great story-telling, great ... 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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