I've a Feeling We're Not in Kansas Anymore

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Macmillan, Feb 15, 1996 - Fiction - 193 pages
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"We have traded tales, my buddies and I; of affairs, encounters, secrets, fears, self-promotion-of fantasies that we make real in the telling."

In this, the first volume in Ethan Mordden's acclaimed trilogy on Manhattan gay life, he introduces a small group of friends-Dennis Savage, Little Kiwi, Carlos, and the narrator, Bud-and chronicles their exploration of the new world of gay life and the new people they are in the process of becoming.

In a voice at once ironic, wistful, witty, and profound, Mordden investigates his suspicion that all of gay life is stories and that, somehow or other, all these stories are about love.


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Review: I've a Feeling We're Not in Kansas Anymore (The Buddies Cycle #1)

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

I fell in love with the written words in this book, and then the characters, and finally the city. I'll never think of, or look at, NYC or it's inhabitants in quite the same way again. The ideas ... Read full review

Review: I've a Feeling We're Not in Kansas Anymore (The Buddies Cycle #1)

User Review  - Frederick - Goodreads

Published in 1985, this book, which, on the flap of the original hardcover, is described as a novel, is a collection of stories originally published, as the copyright page tells us, in CHRISTOPHER ... Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Ethan Mordden is the author of dozens of books, both fiction and nonfiction. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker and numerous other magazines and journals. He lives in Manhattan.

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