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Now It's Time to Say Goodbye

By Peck, Dale

New York, New York, USA: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998. BC5 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated black wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light overall rubbing plus there is some light creasing on the back cover. A novel about gay life during the plague years that also a story about love and loss and the redemptive powers of fiction. By the author of "The Law of Enclosures" and "Martin and John." 458p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$2.00

O Beautiful
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O Beautiful

By Green, Jesse

New York, New York, USA: Available Press/Ballantine Books, 2000. BC5 - A trade paperaback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is a very light bump on the back at the top left corner. A novel about love, lust, appearance, and reality in the comfortable relationship that developes between one gay and one straight man. It is notable for involving every shade of intimacy but sex. 271p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$2.00

The Family of Max Desir

By Ferro, Robert

New York, New York, USA: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1995. CE5 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated black and white wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. This is a title in the publisher's Triangle Classics series. A novel about a gay man and his tight-knit Italian-American family. It is about the conflicts that come between a father and son when the mother who acted as a buffer between them succumbs to cancer. It is also about the son's longtime relationship with his lover. By the author of "Second Son," "Blue Star," "The Others," and "Atlantis." 218p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$1.75

Martin Bauman: Or A Sure Thing
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Martin Bauman: Or A Sure Thing

By Leavitt, David

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000. BU4 - A hard cover first American edition book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in black paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket is in very good condition with minor overall shelf wear plus some very light edge wear along the top edges. A novel that is a multilayered dissection of literary and sexual mores in the 1980s. The main character us a young talended college student who wants both to find success by getting into print and to find a way to come out of the closet. He fakes his way into the New York literary scene while also dealing with love and the chaos of AIDS. The author has been a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, has been shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and is a recipient of fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. By the author of "Family Dancing," "The Lost Language of Cranes," "While England Sleeps," "Equal Affections," "A Place I've Never Been," "Arkansas," and "The Page Turner." 387p.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.50

Latin Moon in Manhattan

By Manrique, Jaime

New York, New York, USA: St. Martin's Press, 1992. BW3 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. The story is about a gay Latino finding his place in New York City. The main character is a recent immigrant from Colombia. He makes a significant move away from his mother to an apartment in Times Square. There he meets a group of friends that illustrate contemporary urban life in New York. The author celebrates the vitality and beauty of life there. He uses characters who, while they might engage in various perversions, they never cease to be people who almost anyone would welcome as neighbors. 212p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$2.00

The Love Songs of Phoenix Bay

By Donnelly, Nisa (editor)

New York, New York, USA: St. Martin's Press, 1995. BZ2 - A trade paperback book in near fine condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. This is a title in the publisher's Stonewall Inn Editions series. The main character of this novel moves into the house of her best and oldest friend, a gay man fighting AIDS. Her sister arrives later and the three, reuniting after twenty years, build a family and find a home together and where they all, for the first time, finally belong. By the author of the "The Bar Stories: A Novel After All," a winner of the Lambda Literary Award. 301p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$1.75

Captain Swing: A Love Story
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Captain Swing: A Love Story

By Duplechan, Larry

Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Alyson Publications, Inc., 1993. BZ5 - A tigth, clean, sound copy in textured black paper covered boards with metallic green lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, the title page, and the copyright page. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. The main character's life is at a low point after his lover is killed in a hit-and-run accident. To add to this, he finds himself needing to return home to the death bed of his hateful, homophobic father. Once there he meets a second cousin and a mutual attraction develops. By the author of "Eight Days a Week," "Blackbird," and "Tangled Up in Blue." 184p.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. 5.75"x8.75". Ex-Library.

$3.00