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The irreversible decline of Eddie Socket : a novel

Author: John Weir
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 1991, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Harper Perennial edView all editions and formats
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"...A terrifically moving and often disarminly funny book about survival during days when gay men find themselves attending funerals with the frequency they once went to parties, when the currency of sex has been revalued, and when the very act of staying alive has raised the stakes of every relationship. Before it set in (his irreversible decline) Eddie Socket had had always suspected that he was on the verge of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Weir
ISBN: 0060920629 9780060920623 0060161620 9780060161620
OCLC Number: 23297556
Awards: Lambda Literary Award, 1989
Description: 277 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: John Weir.

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"...A terrifically moving and often disarminly funny book about survival during days when gay men find themselves attending funerals with the frequency they once went to parties, when the currency of sex has been revalued, and when the very act of staying alive has raised the stakes of every relationship. Before it set in (his irreversible decline) Eddie Socket had had always suspected that he was on the verge of something. Now that 'something' has arrived, in the form of Merrit Mather, an attractive older man of impeccable taste in everything from sweaters to his numerous conquests..."--P. [4] of cover.

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