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The Resource After the blue hour : a true fiction, John Rechy

After the blue hour : a true fiction, John Rechy

Label
After the blue hour : a true fiction
Title
After the blue hour
Title remainder
a true fiction
Statement of responsibility
John Rechy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fleeing a turbulent life in Los Angeles, twenty-four-year-old writer John Rechy accepts an invitation to a private island from an admirer of his work. There, he joins Paul, his imposing host in his late thirties, his beautiful mistress, and his precocious teenage son. Browsing Paul's library and conversing together on the deck about literature and film during the spell of evening's "blue hour," John feels surcease, until, with unabashed candor, Paul shares intimate details of his life. Through cunning seductive charm, he married and divorced an ambassador's daughter and the heiress to a vast fortune. Avoiding identifying his son's mother, he reveals an affinity for erotic "dangerous games." With intimations of past decadence and menace, an abandoned island nearby arouses tense fascination over the group. As "games" veer toward violence, secrets surface in startling twists and turns. Explosive confrontation becomes inevitable
Summary
In the summer of 1960, young writer John joins admirer Paul on his private island, and as Paul recounts his life and reveals his love of dangerous, erotic games, explosive confrontation becomes inevitable
Tone
Character
Award
Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction, 2018.
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10554955
Cataloging source
CPG
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Rechy, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.E28
LC item number
A73 2017
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rich people
  • Islands
  • Lust
  • Secrecy
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Islands
  • Lust
  • Rich people
  • Secrecy
Target audience
adult
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a true fiction
Label
After the blue hour : a true fiction, John Rechy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn968276334
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
  • First edition.
  • First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9780802125897
Lccn
2017295253
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40028303726
System control number
(OCoLC)968276334
Label
After the blue hour : a true fiction, John Rechy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn968276334
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
  • First edition.
  • First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
212 pages
Isbn
9780802125897
Lccn
2017295253
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40028303726
System control number
(OCoLC)968276334

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