Nightswimmer

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Berkley Books, 2000 - Fiction - 240 pages
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The author of "Clara's Heart" crafts a vivid mosaic of the passions and pressures of gay life in New York City as two men find their all-consuming affair threatened by the cynicism of mutual friends and memories of lost love, all falling under the shadow of AIDS. Nominated for the Lambda Award.

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NIGHTSWIMMER

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Olshan (The Waterline, 1989, etc.) has written a beautiful and flawed novel about two gay men learning to trust again. One night, when Will Kaplan was living in Southern California, he and his lover ... Read full review

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User Review  - Johnny1978 - LibraryThing

My older brother handed me this book when I was 17: since then I've thought of it often. It is beautifully written, sad and comic. It has one of the most perfect last lines, I have ever read. It's a novel about love, obsession and mourning. Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2000)

Joseph Olshan is the award-winning author of eight novels. His first novel was "Clara's Heart," which went on to be made into a film starring Whoppi Goldberg. His other novels include "Nightswimmer" and "In Clara's Hands," In addition he has written extensively for newspapers and magazines and for several years was a professor of Creative Writing at New York University. He spends most of the year in Vermont.

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