Hey, Joe: a novel

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Simon & Schuster, 1996 - Fiction - 200 pages
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A gay teenager looking for love in Louisiana stumbles into a conspiracy to tamper with a verdict, in an atmospheric novel about New Orleans nightlife by an up-and-coming writer for The New Yorker. A first novel. 15,000 first printing.

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Two very different narratives crash (and burn) in this breezy first novel set in New Orleans over a single day: A spunky gay teen comes of age and almost collides with the characters in a strange ... Read full review

Hey, Joe: a novel

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Neihart's first novel is a coming-of-age tale set in a nocturnal New Orleans, where infinite possibilities for pleasure mingle with a vague sense of dread. It follows Joe Keith, a gay 16-year-old, as ... Read full review


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Ben Neihart is the author of the novels "Hey, Joe "and "Burning Girl" . His writing has appeared in such publications as "The New Yorker, Travel & Leisure, The Baltimore Sun, "and "Book Forum," He lives in Brooklyn.

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