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Long Loop Home: A Memoir

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Together, the pieces in this book make a kind of informal autobiography, covering Peter's family stories and myths, his childhood and adolescence through the 1950s and experiences from his adulthood.Being born into a family where his only other sibling was also homosexual, there were many difficult issues that had to be faced and many others that were ignored. Peter re-exa ...more
Paperback, 315 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Vintage Books
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Susan Haines
Jan 10, 2017 Susan Haines rated it really liked it
A really well-written memoir/collection of personal essays in which not a whole lot happens. There were many times I wanted to highlight passages because they struck me so profoundly, sort of universal truths or things that made me actually put the book down to take it in. Very philosophical.
I think a person who grew up gay in this same era will probably really love this book, as much of it centers around the difficulty with that. I read it for a much more on-the-surface reason; I wanted to hear
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Kerry
Jul 28, 2011 Kerry rated it it was amazing
One of the best Autobiographies I have read recently, and an insight into the lives of a generation of leaders of change in NZ.
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