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Summary: "A novel of rare emotional power that excavates the social intricacies of a late-summer weekend -- and a lifetime of buried pain. Almost everything about Wallace, an introverted African-American transplant from Alabama, is at odds with the lakeside Midwestern university town where he is working toward a biochem degree. For reasons of self-preservation, Wallace has enforced a wary distance even within his own circle of friends -- some dating each other, some dating women, some feigning straightness. But a series of confrontations with colleagues, and an unexpected encounter with a young straight man, conspire to fracture his defenses, while revealing hidden currents of resentment and desire that threaten the equilibrium of their community"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 0525538895
  • ISBN: 9780525538899
  • ISBN: 0525538887
  • ISBN: 9780525538882
  • ISBN: 0525538909
  • ISBN: 9780525538905
  • Physical Description: print
    327 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Riverhead trade paperback edition,
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2021.
Subject: Gay men, Black Fiction
African American graduate students Fiction
Blacks Race identity United States Fiction
Queer Black people
Middle West Fiction
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Campus fiction.
Gay fiction.

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