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Midlife Queer by Martin Duberman
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I especially liked the more personal parts of this memoir, such as a chapter that describes the wickedly funny, while serious, interaction between the author and a hospital roommate. The author throughout the book comes across as immensely intelligent, funny, and able to stand up for himself. The book bogs down with lengthy “history note” type material chronicling major events effecting gay men, and the important gay men involved. Set in the US during the 70’s, it ends just as AIDS comes on the scene. I liked the book well enough I am looking forward to reading what I’m guessing is its successor “Waiting to Land A Mostly Political Memoir 1985 – 2008.”
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