Cousins Roger and Alistair become lifelong friends when they meet as boys in 1954. They discover their homosexuality and their lives intersect against the backdrop of 20th-century gay culture, from the beachboy surfer days of the 1960s, to Greenwich Village AIDS activism in the 1990s.
'...the gay Gone With The Wind.' EDMUND WHITE 'A stirring account of five turbulent decades of growing self-confidence, growing defiance.' MICHAEL KERRIGAN 'Picano has a fine narrative voice, and a good eye for both humour and pathos which keeps the pages turning.' GAY TIMES 'a powerful, intelligent and also very sexy eulogy to a gay male subculture lost forever. Sensational.' THUD
Felice Picano, author of fifteen books, is a founding member of the legendary Violet Quill Club. A major leader of the modern gay literary movement, he lives in Los Angeles.