Numbers

Numbers

by John Rechy
     
 

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Book jacket/back: Johnny Rio, a handsome narcissist but no longer a pretty boy, travels to Los Angeles, the site of past sexual conquest and remembered youthful radiance, in a frenzied attempt to recreate his younger self. Johnny has ten precious days to draw the "numbers," the men who will confirm his desirability, and with the hungry focus of a man on borrowed time,…  See more details below

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Book jacket/back: Johnny Rio, a handsome narcissist but no longer a pretty boy, travels to Los Angeles, the site of past sexual conquest and remembered youthful radiance, in a frenzied attempt to recreate his younger self. Johnny has ten precious days to draw the "numbers," the men who will confirm his desirability, and with the hungry focus of a man on borrowed time, he stalks the dark balconies of all-night theaters, the hot sands of gay beaches, and shady glens of city parks, attempting to attract shadowy sex-hunters in an obcessive battle against the passing of his youth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555847302
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Series:
Rechy, John
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
278 KB

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Christopher Isherwood
John Rechy shows great comic and tragic talents. He is truly a gifted novelist.

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