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Crystal boys : a novel

Author: Xianyong Bai; Howard Goldblatt
Publisher: San Francisco : Gay Sunshine Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A-quing, the adolescent hero, comes from an impoverished family. His father casts him out after learning that his son is gay. A-quing drifts into New Park, a gay hangout in Taipei, and begins his life as a hustler. He meets three other boys living on the street, also forsaken by their families. These four boys become fast friends and are taken under the protection of Chief Yang, a fiftyish gay guru in the park and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Xianyong Bai; Howard Goldblatt
ISBN: 0940567113 9780940567115
OCLC Number: 32459717
Notes: "The first modern Asian gay novel"--Cover.
"English translation made from the 2nd, revised edition of Nieh-tzu, Horizon Publishing, 1984"--Title page verso.
Description: 330 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Nie zi.
Responsibility: by Bai Xianyong ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt.

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A-quing, the adolescent hero, comes from an impoverished family. His father casts him out after learning that his son is gay. A-quing drifts into New Park, a gay hangout in Taipei, and begins his life as a hustler. He meets three other boys living on the street, also forsaken by their families. These four boys become fast friends and are taken under the protection of Chief Yang, a fiftyish gay guru in the park and the boys become a family of thier own.

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