Surprising Myself: A Novel

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Donald I. Fine, 1987 - Fiction - 424 pages
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Working at a Boy Scout camp as a counselor, Joel Scherzenlieb meets Corey Cobbett, a gay counselor, and becomes aware of his own sexual feelings

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

I first read this back in 1989 and have enjoyed it again as a peak into the past of the NYC scene (that I tasted back in the day). Great dialogue and a wonderful exploration of the pre-plague/pre ... Read full review

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We first meet Joel Scherzenlieb when he is seventeen years old. He has been in the care of his father since his parents divorced. While working as a student at Scout Camp Joel learns that he will not ... Read full review

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Christopher Bram is the author of nine novels, including The Notorious Dr. August, Lives of the Circus Animals. His fifth novel, Gods and Monsters, was made into the Oscar-winning movie. He grew up in Virginia and attended the College of William and Mary. He was a Guggenheim Fellow and winner of the Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement.

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