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Clone : the life and legacy of Al Parker, gay superstar

Author: Roger Edmonson
Publisher: Los Angeles : Alyson Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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"Andrew Okun, later known as Al Parker, stumbled across his destiny one afternoon in 1967 along the railroad tracks outside his hometown of Natick, Mass., when he found a tattered magazine with an ad offering photos from the now-legendary Colt Studios. That same year he lost his virginity at knife-point in an abandoned field. These two events shaped the remainder of his life. He learned of the studio that would  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Al Parker; Al Parker; Al Parker
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Edmonson
ISBN: 1555835295 9781555835293
OCLC Number: 44926929
Description: xviii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Roger Edmonson.

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"Andrew Okun, later known as Al Parker, stumbled across his destiny one afternoon in 1967 along the railroad tracks outside his hometown of Natick, Mass., when he found a tattered magazine with an ad offering photos from the now-legendary Colt Studios. That same year he lost his virginity at knife-point in an abandoned field. These two events shaped the remainder of his life. He learned of the studio that would catapult him to international stardom, and he experienced the desperation and danger that would feed his desires and fuel his career as Al Parker, the most popular gay film star of all time and the personification of a look that came to be known as the "Clone.""--Jacket.

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