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My Worst Date

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In Miami, where the sun always shines and the people are always fabulous, sixteen-year-old Hugo is ready for something more than school and hanging out. When he meets Glenn Elliot Paul, he thinks that, maybe, he had found something to look forward to. Hugo gets more than he bargained for, however, when he realizes that the man of his dreams is also dating his mother.

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Paperback, 276 pages
Published February 15th 1998 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 1996)
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Oct 28, 2014 Benjamin rated it really liked it
Shelves: gay-fiction
Sixteen year old Hugo is a bright and well balanced kid, he is gay and comfortable with himself, he lives with his mother Iris, a one time model, and clearly loves her very much. But things become complicate when the handsome, mysterious and apparently wealthy Mr Glenn Elliott Paul arrives on the scene and starts dating both Iris and Hugo. Iris is oblivious to the subterfuge, but not Hugo, who is able to confide in his long time school friend Macha. Hugo also has a very supportive teacher and so ...more
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Recommends it for: Writers
Two of my favorite narrators ever, a plot of charm and witty and believabilty, something for everyone and one of my favorite passages of all time....

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Does a great job portraying the mind of a young gay teen especially with regard to choices we make while young and inexperienced. A fun read for young adults/teens.
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David Leddick is the author of several novels as well as several highly-regarded art photography books. His novels include "My Worst Date," "Never Eat In," "The Sex Squad," "The Handsomest Man in the World," and his art compilations include "The Male Nude", "Secrets of the Chorus" which was mounted in a concert production in 2003 and is at work on two other musicals. Leddick was formerly worldwide ...more
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