Now It's Time to Say Goodbye - Dale Peck (1998)
ISBN 0374222711
Genre Gay Male Fiction
Subject City and town life - Fiction; Race relations - Fiction
Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux (T)
Publication Date May 1998
Format Hardcover (231 x 157 mm)
Language eng
Plot
With his third novel, published to overwhelming critical acclaim, Dale Peck delivers a gothic horror story of epic proportions.In the flatlands of Kansas, a small town called Kenosha burned to the ground; in its stead two new towns were created on nearby land -- the all-white Galatea and the black Galatia. To this divided community come two disillusioned New Yorkers, Colin and his young lover Justin Time. Their arrival triggers a brutal string of events, all linked to secrets of long ago, including the uncertain circumstances surrounding the lynching of an albino black boy. With the sexual assault and kidnapping of a town cheerleader, Colin and Justin find themselves both victims and suspects, protagonists and scapegoats. And as they discover the inner demons of a town reborn from the ashes, they must ultimately embrace their own dark truths.

Provocative, ambitious, satisfyingly complex -- in every sense, a major achievement from one of our most accomplished writers, a novelist of the first order.

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Collection Status In Collection
Index 969
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Product Details
LoC Classification PS3566.E245N68 1998
Dewey 813/.54
Edition 1st ed.
Cover Price $25.00
No. of Pages 458