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Author: James Purdy
Publisher: London : GMP, 1985.
Series: Gay modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Released from a prison sentence for manslaughter, Sidney returns home to West Virginia, where, in order to exorcise the memory of the lover he killed, he must keep his appointment with destiny in the shape of the man known as "the Renderer." A shattering and powerful novel of sexual passion among four men in the remote Appalachians, and a journey into the dark night of the American soul."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Purdy
ISBN: 0907040586 9780907040583 0907040578 9780907040576
OCLC Number: 12519303
Notes: Originally published: New York : Arbor House, 1978.
Description: v, 185 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Gay modern classics.
Responsibility: James Purdy.

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"Released from a prison sentence for manslaughter, Sidney returns home to West Virginia, where, in order to exorcise the memory of the lover he killed, he must keep his appointment with destiny in the shape of the man known as "the Renderer." A shattering and powerful novel of sexual passion among four men in the remote Appalachians, and a journey into the dark night of the American soul."--Back cover.

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