Like People in History

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Penguin Books, Jun 1, 1996 - Fiction - 528 pages
21 Reviews
Picano--bestselling author, founder of the first gay publshing house in New York, and one of the original seven members of the legendary Violet Quill Club--uniquely captures American gay life and subculture during the last half of the 20th century in this brilliantly written, extraordinarily entertaining saga.

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Review: Like People in History

User Review  - b. binaohan - Goodreads

I wanted to like this, but Ethan Mordden's "How long has this been going on?" is similar is scope/topic but much better. Picano just isn't a very good writer. Read full review

Review: Like People in History

User Review  - Benjamin - Goodreads

Spanning around thirty five years starting 1954 we follow the spasmocically interweaving lives of two boys, second cousins, both gay. Roger Sansarc, the narrator, and Alastair Dodge are to look at ... Read full review

Contents

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45
Book Three
93
Book Four
179
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About the author (1996)

Felice Picano's first book was finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Since then he has published twenty volumes of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Considered a founder of modern gay literature along with the six other members, of the Violet Quill Club, Picano also founded two publishing companies: the Sea Horse Press and Gay Presses of New York. He has been a regular writer for the San Francisco Examiner, The Lesbian & Gay Review, and the Lambda Book Report. Among his many award-winning books are Like People in History and The Book of Lies. He lives in San Francisco, CA.

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