The Catholic

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New American Library, 1986 - Fiction - 151 pages
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Daniel Francoeur is a young man uneasily aware of his gay sexuality- a sexuality both nurtured and tormented by his passionate religious feelings. In a bar he meets Harry, a stranger with whom he spends a night of the most intense and compelling erotic exploration and fulfillment. Set against the background of Boston in the Sixties.

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David Plante is the author of more than a dozen novels, including the Francoeur trilogy--"The Family" (a finalist for the National Book Award), "The Woods," and "The Country"--and the nonfiction "Difficult Women: A Memoir of Three" and "American Ghosts," His work has appeared in "The New Yorker" and "The Paris Review," Plante teaches writing at Columbia University and lives in New York and London.

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