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)

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This was the first book that I read when I came out! I loved this book, i still love this book! Read full review

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

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these short stories were fine, i liked some better than the others. i just had such a feeling of not being the target audience. and guess what- i'm not! it just amazes me how few women can be in gay mens' lives. 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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