Buddy's: Meditations on Desire

Buddy's: Meditations on Desire

by Stan Persky
     
 

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Buddy’s is a gay bar in Vancouver’s West End that opened in the spring of 1982 and closed in the summer of 1988. It was the starting point for this unusually frank and engaging portrait of gay life and gay culture in the late eighties. Shifting effortlessly between autobiography, fiction, and criticism, Buddy’s is in turn shocking, erotic,

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Buddy’s is a gay bar in Vancouver’s West End that opened in the spring of 1982 and closed in the summer of 1988. It was the starting point for this unusually frank and engaging portrait of gay life and gay culture in the late eighties. Shifting effortlessly between autobiography, fiction, and criticism, Buddy’s is in turn shocking, erotic, witty, and moving, a study of life in a time of plague.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780921586197
Publisher:
New Star Books
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
148
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 8.08(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author


Stan Persky is a native of Chicago, IL who now makes his home in Vancouver, after stops in San Francisco and Terrace, BC. He is the author of Then We Take Berlin and Buddy's, as well as several books about politics. A former columnist for the Vancouver Sun and the Globe and Mail, he now teaches in the philosophy department at Capilano College in North Vancouver and contributes frequently to dooneyscafe.com.

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