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Description - Finistere by Fritz Peters

First published in 1951 by Farras, Straus & Giroux, then reprinted by Lancer books in 1968, this novel is a lovely coming-of-age story of a young American who visits France with his mother after his parents' divorce, where he engages in a doomed love affair. With an introduction by Michael Bronski, the celebrated cultural commentator and author of such titles as Culture Clash, The Pleasure Principle and Pulp Friction.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781551522111
ISBN-10: 155152211X
Format: Paperback
(202mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Arsenal Pulp Press
Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Fritz Peters

Fritz Peters was a novelist and writer of books on philosophy; his novels included The World Next Door (1949), The Descent (1952), and Blind Flight (1966). He lived mostly in New York City, but eventually moved to New Mexico, where he died in 1979. Michael Bronski made several contributions to the gay liberation movement of the 60s, including writing for a variety of gay and lesbian publications. In 1984 he published the pioneering book Culture Clash: The Making of Gay Sensibility. His writing reflected the changing face of the gay male subculture in writings he published in the anthology Flashpoint: Gay Male Sexual Writing