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City of night

Author: John Rechy; Bemis/Flaherty Collection of Gay Poetry.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, Inc., [1963] ©1963
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bold and inventive in style, the author is unflinching in his portrayal of one hustling "youngman" and his search for self-knowledge within the neon-lit world of hustlers, drag queens, and the denizens of their world, as he moves from El Paso to Times Square, from Pershing Square to the French Quarter.
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Genre/Form: Novels
Gay fiction
Fiction
Erotic fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rechy, John.
City of night.
New York, Grove Press [1963]
(OCoLC)846242469
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Rechy; Bemis/Flaherty Collection of Gay Poetry.
ISBN: 9780802121530 0802121535 0802130836 9780802130839 9780285638372 0285638378
OCLC Number: 185062
Description: 410 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by John Rechy.

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Bold and inventive in style, the author is unflinching in his portrayal of one hustling "youngman" and his search for self-knowledge within the neon-lit world of hustlers, drag queens, and the denizens of their world, as he moves from El Paso to Times Square, from Pershing Square to the French Quarter.

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City of Night put a light up to the murky gay underworld of 60s America... The author was praised for his Benzedrine-fuelled prose and his pitch-perfect ear for period slang... A modern classic. * Read more...

 
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