The Beauty of Men: A Novel

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Morrow, 1996 - Fiction - 272 pages
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"With the Beauty of Men comes Holleran's third novel, a brilliant, passionate, lyrical story of a man ashamed to be mourning the loss of his own youth as so many around him die young. Andrew Holleran follows Lark, the main character, on a series of trips to a Florida nursing home to care for his mother and on excursions to a local boat ramp, the gym, and the baths - all the while introducing a remarkable cast of characters both in the present and in Lark's memory of his life in Manhattan." "A universal tale of loneliness, aging, and the obsessive desires of the human heart, The Beauty of Men is both moving and full of dark humor, bleak but erotic."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I have read every book by this author. This book does not disappoint. Read full review

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I love how many truths there are in this book related to aging, sexuality and being alone. There's an unforgettable line in it - "When you need a mother, anyone's mother will do." A good friend of ... Read full review


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Andrew Holleran, a Harvard graduate, is a well-known journalist and frequent contributor to major gay publications. "Dancer from the Dance, " his first novel, was originally published in 1978 to great critical acclaim. He is also the author of "Nights in Aruba, The Beauty of Men, Ground Zero, In the Mirror of Men's Eyes, " and "In September, the Light Changes.

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