Becoming A Man
Half A Life StoryBook - 1993
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.
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, 1993
Edition: 1st HarperCollins paperback ed
Branch Call Number: 813 Monette 1993
Characteristics: 278 p. ; 21 cm