Alternatives to Sex

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Granta Books, 2006 - Boston (Mass.) - 289 pages
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William Collins, a Boston realtor, has known for some time that his habits are slipping out of control. He finally decides to do something about his complusive cleaning binges, his lacklustre sales figures and his penchant for nightly anonymous online sex, by getting his life back on track with unexpected results.

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User Review  - Bembo - LibraryThing

William Collins is in his forties, gay, a Boston realtor (estate agent), he is comfortably off and perhaps lacking a little drive as far as his work is concerned, but more worryingly his private life ... Read full review

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User Review  - yooperprof - LibraryThing

"Alternatives to Sex" is a likable middlebrow gay novel, set in Boston shortly after 9/11. The central character, William Collins, is a middle-aged realtor, single, who at the outset of the book makes ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Stephen McCauley is the author of "The Man of the House", "The Object of My Affection", & "The Easy Way Out". He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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