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  • ABIDE WITH ME. by E. Lynn Harris.
    E. Lynn Harris.
    ABIDE WITH ME.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (1999). First edition - Fifth novel by this black - and gay - author. An exploration of the bonds of friendship and love, and learning to explore your own dreams. 353 pp. .

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 65824
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  • COLLECTED POEMS. by Gunn, Thom (1929-2004.)
    Gunn, Thom (1929-2004.)
    COLLECTED POEMS.

    Edition: Trade paperback - 2nd printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1997.). SIGNED - Powerful collection by this writer, born in England, but closely associated with San Francisco for most of his life (Edmund White described him as "the last of the commune dwellers [...] serious and intellectual by day and druggy and sexual by night".) In 2003, he was the first poet to be awarded the prestigious David Cohen British Literature Award for lifetime achievement. SIGNED on the title page. Postcript, notes, index of titles. 495 pp. ISBN: 0-374-524335.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (bookstore stamp inside front cover, otherwise as new, appears unread.) Uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 54761
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  • RHAPSODIES OF A REPEAT OFFENDER. by Koestenbaum, Wayne.
    Koestenbaum, Wayne.
    RHAPSODIES OF A REPEAT OFFENDER.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Persea Books, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second collection of poems. The first section in this book, "Erotic Collectibles" tells, in an unsentimental fashion, the story of a gay man's sexual awakening. 120 pp. ISBN: 0-89255-200X.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (spine of dj sunned.)

    Book ID: 53635
    Keywords: gay, Poetry
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  • Koestenbaum, Wayne.
    RHAPSODIES OF A REPEAT OFFENDER.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Persea Books, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second collection of poems. The first section in this book, "Erotic Collectibles" tells, in an unsentimental fashion, the story of a gay man's sexual awakening. 120 pp. ISBN: 0-89255-200X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 4383
    Keywords: gay, Poetry
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  • Mars-Jones, Adam.
    THE WATERS OF THIRST.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition -

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 2758
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  • A DIFFERENT PERSON: A Memoir. by Merrill, James.
    Merrill, James.
    A DIFFERENT PERSON: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A great American poet - winner of every major prize America can offer its poets, from the Pulitzer to the Bollingen-opens his life to us in a memoir that puts wit, sensibility, and elegance of mind to the service of unflinching autobiographical truth." A presentation copy, INSCRIBED on the title page "with love to J -- from her old neighbor." 271 pp. ISBN: 0-679-423176.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (some rubbing to the folds of the dj.)

    Book ID: 56637
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  • THE BOY WHO PICKED THE BULLETS UP. by Nelson, Charles.
    Nelson, Charles.
    THE BOY WHO PICKED THE BULLETS UP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, 1981. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, an account of the Vietnam War: "The story of Kurt Strom's year in Vietnam. Kurt is a medic -- tall, blond, handsome, and gay, wkth a gift for seducing heterosexual men and, it seems, an irresistible urge to use his gift. . . .his story is told through letters to home to four correspondents, his hip grandmother, outcast cousin Chloe, a straight buddy who doesn't know Kurt is Gay and Paul, Kurt's closest friend." 420 pp. ISBN: 0-688-006442.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (name stamped on front endpaper, usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 57524
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  • THE IMITATION GAME: Alan Turing Decoded. by Ottaviani, Jim; Leland Purvis, illustrator.
    Ottaviani, Jim; Leland Purvis, illustrator.
    THE IMITATION GAME: Alan Turing Decoded.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Abrams Comic Arts, (2016). First edition - A graphic novel which is "a factually detailed account of Turing's life and groundbreaking research: His code breaking efforts led to the cracking of the German Enigma during World War II, work that saved countless lives and accelerated the Allied defeat of the Nazis [but he] was arrested, tried, convicted, and punished for his openly gay lifestyle. His innovative work still fuels the computing and communication systems that define our modern world." This advance edition is illustrated in black and white (except inside the covers) Bibliography, 234 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66710
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  • Powell, Patricia
    A SMALL GATHERING OF BONES

    Edition: Uncorrected proof for this trade paperback original.

    London & Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1994. First edition - A title in the Caribbean Writers Series. First novel (second book) by this young writer who was born in Jamaica, described as 'a frank and sensitive novel exploring the complexity of homosexuality' set at in the late 1970's when a mysterious illness was just beginning to threaten the gay community. 139 pp. .

    Condition: Fne in white printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 35135
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  • Shyer, Marlene Fanta .
    THE RAINBOW KITE.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Marshall Cavendish, (2002.). First edition - Young adult novel about the struggles of a 15 year old boy to come to terms with his homosexuality, told from the viewpoint of his younger brother.

    Condition: Near fine in pink printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 31497
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  • THE STORY OF THE NIGHT. by Toibin, Colm.
    Toibin, Colm.
    THE STORY OF THE NIGHT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in Argentina, in the time of the generals, this is both a suspense novel and a love story. Richard Garay is enabled by Falklands War to discard the "Britishness "he inherited from his mother and to take chances, both sexual and professional. 224 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-52119.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 59903
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