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Before the Last Dance

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"Before the Last D a n c e" is a novel, but its subject is so true to life. Growing older in the gay community is a big concern for many. The culture is drowning itself in beauty and youth. If one is fortunate to be born with good looks, it is only a matter of time before it is taken from them. Such a cruel reality makes one wonder if it is better to be born average rather ...more
Paperback, 340 pages
Published September 5th 2000 by Lighted Tree Press (first published September 1st 2000)
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Jun 13, 2008 Larry rated it really liked it
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Recommended to Larry by: Jim Crump for our book club
really good book but not sure that anyone over 60 wants to be reminded of the ageism that goes on in the gay community. It was a little depressing but I personally am not worried if I look to old for most of the gay community as I have plenty to still offer and am still active in the community. I have a lot of younger friends and they dont treat me like a relic so I am one of the lucky ones.
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