I would have been interested in more info about the actual music and less info about homosexuality in the 70's, but that's a matter of taste, I guess. And it is clear the author, Alice Echols, has a sincere fondness for the subject. It will touch your heart the complete surrendering of himself to Christy's well being.
There are so many poignant moments in this book, it would be difficult to list them all, but here's a sampling: - Christy asking Michael why he chose to be gay, thinking that the abuse suffered caused his sexuality and not understanding why Michael, with a great home, wonderful parents and friends, would also be gay.
I raged, I cried hot tears.
Each secondary character is also well develop and will leave a lasting impression on the story. I have never known abuse, and I am grateful. Or at least no one bold enough to swim against the current to defend their disco gripes in the face of the transparent racism, sexism, and homophobia which are latent in the blanket hate of disco over any other contemporary forms of music.
But he's on his way, what with memorable roles as a TV show background cadaver and a guy in a commercial for herpes medication. Related Questions More Answers Below Why am I a straight female teenager who loves reading books and fanfiction about gay men? What are some good YA gay books?
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May 21, Gayla Bassham rated it really liked it Shelves: reads. This was good, but not as good as I expected it to be. I really enjoyed the Echol's expositions on the post-Stonewall renaissance of dance as a collective casting aside the shackles of closeted life in urban areas and the role "gay macho" machismo?
And it is clear the author, Alice Echols, has a sincere fondness for the subject. Aug 24, Kate rated it really liked it.