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Dancer from the Dance: A Novel

 
 
 
 
Dancer from the Dance: A Novel
Author: Andrew Holleran
ISBN 13: 9780060937065
ISBN 10: 60937068
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: 2001-12-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $13.99
 
 

One of the most important works of gay literature, this haunting, brilliant novel is a seriocomic remembrance of things past — and still poignantly present. It depicts the adventures of Malone, a beautiful young man searching for love amid New York's emerging gay scene. From Manhattan's Everard Baths and after-hours discos to Fire Island's deserted parks and lavish orgies, Malone looks high and low for meaningful companionship. The person he finds is Sutherland, a campy quintessential queen — and one of the most memorable literary creations of contemporary fiction. Hilarious, witty, and ultimately heartbreaking, Dancer from the Dance is truthful, provocative, outrageous fiction told in a voice as close to laughter as to tears.