Back Where He Started
“A gorgeous celebration of love and family, a vivid re-imagining of what it means to be a parent, an anthem of endurance through faith, a hard-won comedy of healing and balm.”—Paul Russell, author of War Against the Animals and The Coming Storm
As he embraces the patchwork of his new life, a middle-aged gay man living in a North Carolina beach town comes to terms with the sudden departure of his lover and earns a new appreciation of his role as heart of the home to his grown children.
Jay Quinn is the founding editor and executive editor of The Haworth Press' Southern Tier Editions. He is the author of Metes and Bounds and The Mentor and has edited Rebel Yell: Stories of Contemporary Southern Gay Men.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SSchnell - LibraryThing
Not the best writing, but the subject matter is so deliciously rare it's well worth the read. There are so few books written about mature gay men and alternative family arrangements. This book stands ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Bembo - LibraryThing
Chris Thayer begins his story just after Thanksgiving as he is about to leave the house that he has shared with his 'husband' Zack Rowan for the last twenty two years. Chris moved in with Zack shortly ... Read full review