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The Death of Donna-May Dean

3.79 of 5 stars 3.79  ·  rating details  ·  14 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 15th 1992 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 1991)
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I feel like this book tells a very important story about gay life in Alabama during a time when being gay was still considered to be a mental disorder. The author manages to give a lot of details about the sexual practices and social order of gay men that accepted life in the closet as status quo and struggled very hard to find happiness in a world that had a long tradition of not accepting or recognizing gay lifestyles. But these details were not the focus of the story, just points of interest ...more
Coming of age in the gay world in 1970's Alabama and the emergence of the New Breed of Gay youth. Paranoid homophobes, and heterosexual megalomaniacs tread lightly.
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