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Late in the Season

3.82  ·  Rating Details  ·  50 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Jonathan and Daniel are all a gay couple could hope to be - handsome, clever, talented, and glamorous. They have everything a gay couple could possibly wish for - A Central Park West Co-op, a summer house on Long Island, recognition in the arts, children (by Dan's previous marriage), family approval, and each other's love. But when Daniel goes to England to produce a TV se ...more
Paperback, 250 pages
Published 1981 by Gay Presses of New York
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Carlos Mock
Mar 23, 2016 Carlos Mock rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Late in The Season by Felice Picano

The book is set in Fire Island, on the Pines; more precisely the community of Sea Mist, in the early 1980's. Not aware of the AIDS epidemic, the book focuses on three people: A gay couple: Jonathan Lash and Daniel Harpin; and a confused teenager, Stephanie (Stevie) Locke.

It is after Labor day and Stevie has an identity crises. She feels trapped in her routine high society life; hates becoming a wife to a her rich suitor, Bill Trevney, and dreads going back to S
Mar 17, 2013 Jim rated it really liked it
While doing a bit of housecleaning (which included picking out books to donate), I found a copy of Felice Picano's 'Late in the Season.' I do not toss out Felice's books (since most of them are signed!), and was engaged from the first page to re-read this intimate novel of a gay man's friendship with a young woman in the early 1970s.

The Fire Island beach community is making its exodus as summer ends, including composer Jonathan's lover Daniel (who's off the London to direct a series of films). H
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Jan 28, 2015 Lj Sosa rated it liked it
It was a little fluffy and predictable but Felice Picano's writing is so beautiful, it didn't matter.
Sep 07, 2011 Dalton rated it it was amazing
A wonderful novel filled with love and tenderness between and amongst gay men.
Sep 13, 2012 Jeff rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Quick fun read. Not his best book but good.
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