Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Jim could possibly have benefitted from some controversial, cultish 12 step program such as Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, even briefly, to get him through initial abstinence, but that's only what he wanted when and if he rarely felt rejected by a potential sex partner. Nonetheless, we would value if you have just about any information about it, and are also ready to supply that. Ultimately, this novel was eye opening and shocking to me and the fact that these documented incidences of abuse from the police were only a short time ago is almost frightening but unfortunately my inability to find any sort of redeeming feature in the character of Jim made me struggle to finish this book. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.
Customer service is our top priority!. Ones opinions to lease Sexual Outlaw: A Documentary ePub -- different followers can make a decision in regards to a book. A book written out of rage, unnerving, thought provoking. The main value of the book is the time being described. About this Item: Random House~trade, 1977.
A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Sure to change sterotypes and expectations. Dedicated cops, judges, psychiatrists, the media - all interested to censure a private behavior, to regulate sexual relations between consenting adults. The second aspect is the description of the under the above circumstances gay encounters. This Narcissus uses as a mirror the eyes of beautiful others.
Drawing on his own background, he has also contributed to Chicano literature, especially with his novel The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez, which is taught in several Chicano literature courses in the United States. About this Item: Dell Pub Co. There is no embellishment of the acts or of the setting. An unsettling but thought-provoking book and the result of having to endure adolescents via clandestine behaviors, endless condemnations, and bullying. Yet I really felt the unfairness and futility of the way gay people were and are persecuted.
About this Item: Grove Press, 1984. He went on to college, to become a famous notorious? John Rechy is an American author, the child of a Scottish father and a Mexican-American mother. About this Item: Random House~trade, 1977. He is devastated by the hint of rejection. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books and media, ship within 48 hours, and offer a 100% money back guarantee. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. What an eye-opener it must have been. Graphic sex aside there just was nothing to the book, I could not engage with a single character and such plot as there was just did not hold me. Jim falls a little bit apart from the hustler's condition. We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books, ship within 48 hours and offer a 100% money back guarantee.
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Since he was so utterly disconnected from his true feelings of utter isolation and self-hatred via non-stop and constant sexaholic rampaging, it was impossible to get to know Jim. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The book is a documentary about the homosexual scene in Los Angeles in the mid seventies. The ways to access the many check out, in case every piece of information tend to be genuine, we're going to submit on our site.
Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. It seemed almost impossible to me but it also seems to match the underground homosexual subculture that John Rechy depicts in this novel. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.
Book is in Used-Good condition. What stops this from receiving a five star rating is the fact that I find the protagonist Jim to be extremely vain and obsessed with sex and his own body image. About this Item: Grove Press, 1994. The book is a documentary about the homosexual scene in Los Angeles in the mid seventies. I'd recommend this to anyone who is seeking an opinion as to whether or not it is right to revile someone because their lifestyle is different from yours. I disagree with rechy's argument that based upon being oppressed, gays have the right to embrace promiscuity. New York: Grove Press, 1977.
And because no consented sexual behavior should be censored by society. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. He came to popular and critical attention with his first published novel, City of Night 1963 , which was a bestseller and was nominated for the International Prix Formentor. Especially when Rechy himself uses this at the end of his book The Coming of the Night, published in 1999, so perhaps his attitude has evolved. About this Item: Grove Press, 1994. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Rechy is an exceptionally lucid writer, who packs a punch!.