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Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story
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Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story Paperback - 2004

by Paul Monette


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A child of the 1950s from a small New England town, "perfect Paul" earns straight A's and shines in social and literary pursuits, all the while keeping a secret--from himself and the rest of the world. Struggling to be, or at least to imitate, a straight man, through Ivy League halls of privilege and bohemian travels abroad, loveless intimacy and unrequited passion, Paul Monette was haunted, and finally saved, by a dream of "the thing I'd never even seen: two men in love and laughing."

Searingly honest, witty, and humane, Becoming a Man is the definitive coming-out story in the classic coming-of-age genre.

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  • Title Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story
  • Author Paul Monette
  • Series Perennial Classics
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition Perennial Classi
  • Pages 304
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Harper Perennial, New York
  • Date 2004-05-25
  • ISBN 9780060595647 / 0060595647
  • Weight 0.6 lbs (0.27 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.07 x 5.31 x 0.75 in (20.50 x 13.49 x 1.91 cm)
  • Themes
    • Sex & Gender: Gay
    • Topical: Lgbt
  • Library of Congress subjects Gay men - United States, Coming out (Sexual orientation)
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2004044590
  • Dewey Decimal Code B

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Citations

  • Ebony, 12/01/2009, Page 52
  • Entertainment Weekly, 03/06/2015, Page 72
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