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Becoming A Man: Half a Life Story by  Paul Monette - Hardcover - 6th Printing. - 1992 - from KingChamp Books and

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Becoming A Man: Half a Life Story

by Monette, Paul

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992. Book. Very Good. Cloth Strip & Boards. 6th Printing.. 278 pp. Light soil on jacket, black marker dot on bottom edge, bookstore stamping on endpaper. No other markings. Classic gay autobiography about a youth coming to terms with his sexuality in teh 1950s at prep school and Yale, then heading into the Big City and then California. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in.

Paul Monette shares his story as a man growing up gay in the traditional tidy suburbs, schools, and universities of the 1960s and 70s.  It covers the first portion of his life, leading up to coming out of the closet, meeting his lover, and their diagnoses and struggles in dealing with AIDS. National Book Award for Nonfiction (1992)


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