Notes from a Same-sex Marriage
By (author) David Valdes Greenwood
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Homo Domesticus by David Valdes Greenwood
Book DescriptionWhat happens when you pair a romantic with a non-romantic? Where does the twain meet when you like to wow your lover with an original song and he thinks a bar of soap is a thoughtful gift? In his charming, often hilarious account of his decade-long relationship with his boyfriend (now husband), journalist David Valdes Greenwood sets the record straight on gay marriage, playfully disarming the arguments against it. Here are the highpoints (and some low points) that chart any good relationship: from the first blush of romance; to meeting the in-laws; to forgetting your trousers at your own wedding; to figuring out in those first years that "life as a couple is all about discovering just how many things you can approach differently without actually killing each other"; and finally, of sharing that first great love, a child. Poignant and smart, these notes from a same-sex marriage will strike a chord with anyone who has ever known just how outrageous, challenging and maddeningly wonderful the ties of love can be, no matter what configuration your family is.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780738210810
(210mm x 140mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author David Valdes Greenwood
Homo Domesticus, Paperback (June 2008)
A whimsical valentine to true love--and a testament to the very ordinary lives of an extraordinary couple
Little Fruitcake, Hardback (November 2007)» View all books by David Valdes Greenwood
A collection of stories from the childhood of David Valdes Greenwood, author of "Homo Domesticus". The 12 tales include accounts of a manger masterpiece designed in Lego; a Christmas wish come true, then spirited away; the unveiling of Santa Claus; Dave's God-fearing Grammy and her famous Lula boxes; and a Christmas pageant with too many wise men.
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Author Biography - David Valdes Greenwood
David Valdes Greenwood is a journalist and playwright. He is a regular contributor to the Boston Globe Magazine, and lives in Massachusetts with his husband and baby daughter.
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