How's Your Romance?: Concluding the "Buddies" Cycle

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Macmillan, Oct 17, 2006 - Fiction - 288 pages
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For a generation, Ethan Mordden's tales about a tightly knit circle of friends who live within the shifting confines of gay Manhattan have entertained tens of thousands of readers and devoted fans. Now Mordden returns to his best-loved characters - the ultimate hunk Carlo; the best friend Dennis Savage; J. (who was once Little Kiwi); Cosgrove the maturing elf-child; and narrator and ultimate observer Bud - in this eagerly awaited new volume in the cycle.
How's Your Romance? brings the series and the characters full circle – from the early days just post-Stonewall to the vicissitudes, delights, and challenges of the early twenty-first century. Blending the comic, the sexy, the tragic, and the at once realistic and idealistic, these stories are Mordden at his very best.

 

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How's your romance?: concluding the "Buddies" cycle

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This fifth and concluding volume of Mordden's "Buddies" series (once a trilogy, it seems to have evolved into a "cycle") offers more loosely interwoven stories about a group of gay male friends living ... Read full review

Contents

1
16
Tell Them About the Flip
31
2
87
3
111
Weve Been Waiting for
127
A Death Threat from My Father
157
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Ethan Mordden is the author of dozens of books, both fiction and non-fiction. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker and many other magazines and journals. He lives in Manhattan.

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