A gay ghost, a talking dog, and a street kid who thinks he's an elf-child join our narrator Bud, best friend Dennis Savage, eternally young Little Kiwi, devastating hunk Carlo, and the other characters from I've a Feeling We're Not in Kansas Anymore and Buddies in this final volume in Mordden's trilogy on gay life in the big city.
And there's trouble in paradise: Dennis Savage is suffering midlife crisisl; his lover little Kiwi who uses sex as a weapon, threatens to tear apart the delicate fabric of this gay family of buddies, lovers, and brothers and the AIDS crisis may bring an end to this whole world.
St. Martin's Griffin
In The News
“A witty collection of stories which break away from the cliches to create touching portraits of men in conflict and conciliation with an often hostile world.” —Publishers Weekly
“Mordden is the wittiest writer of short fiction in America, and he's also one of the most skillful, original and moving. ” —City Week
“In these wonderfully cosmopolitan sketches, Mordden is the Jane Austen of Gay Manhattan, but not confined to that city; he leaps memorably beyond geography.” —The Bay Area Reporter
“Ethan Mordden is a master craftsman. His style combines the satirical urbanity of Juvenal, the wit of Oscar Wilde, the intelligence and drawing room sophistication of Jane Austen. The appearance of this volume is a splendid gift to us all.” —Bay Windows