Jack Holmes and His Friend: A Novel
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Jack Holmes and His Friend: A Novel

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by Edmund White
     
 

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A beautiful novel about an unconventional relationship, Jack Holmes and His Friend charts the friendship of Jack Holmes and Will Wright from their arrival in New York on the eve of the wild 60s, over two decades through the first stirrings of gay liberation and the catastrophe of AIDS. Jack is gay, Will is straight, and Jack will always be devoted to Will,

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A beautiful novel about an unconventional relationship, Jack Holmes and His Friend charts the friendship of Jack Holmes and Will Wright from their arrival in New York on the eve of the wild 60s, over two decades through the first stirrings of gay liberation and the catastrophe of AIDS. Jack is gay, Will is straight, and Jack will always be devoted to Will, but he will also introduce him to women and help him explore a more free heterosexuality. Edmund White explores identity, sexuality, society, and the sweep of history in this sensitive story of a complicated intimacy.

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ISBN-13:
9781608197255
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
02/19/2013
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,362,134
Product dimensions:
5.78(w) x 8.06(h) x 1.06(d)

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