Confessions of Danny Slocum, Or, Gay Life in the Big City

Confessions of Danny Slocum Or Gay Life in the Big City From the first editon dustjacket In this hilarious and moving account of any life in New York City part novel part autobiography we meet Danny Slocum a young gay man with a problem sex or is it

  • Title: Confessions of Danny Slocum, Or, Gay Life in the Big City
  • Author: George Whitmore
  • ISBN: 9780312162221
  • Page: 202
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Confessions of Danny Slocum, Or, Gay Life in the Big City

    From the first editon dustjacket 1980 In this hilarious and moving account of any life in New York City part novel, part autobiography we meet Danny Slocum, a young gay man with a problem sex or is it love Wanting it, but certainly not finding it, even in a time when gay life is, if anything, overpopulated But stilleoccupied, if dysfunctional How Danny getFrom the first editon dustjacket 1980 In this hilarious and moving account of any life in New York City part novel, part autobiography we meet Danny Slocum, a young gay man with a problem sex or is it love Wanting it, but certainly not finding it, even in a time when gay life is, if anything, overpopulated But stilleoccupied, if dysfunctional How Danny gets cured in sex therapy with a complete stranger is just part of the story In the course of his remarkable adventures, Danny takes us along on a sometimes bumpy but always entertaining trip through gay life in the big city Sociable and bizarre, bleak and joyous, it s a world like any other world a place you live in and try to make your home.

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    One thought on “Confessions of Danny Slocum, Or, Gay Life in the Big City

    1. Chris

      A critical, yet humorous, novel about the shallowness of some gay relationships in New York City, written in 1979 just before the beginning of the AIDS crisis. Although it should not be read to represent all gay men at the time, it is a fair representation of some of the negative aspects of the otherwise truly fabulous decade of the 1970's. The story is told by a young man, Danny Slocum, who is in sexual therapy to cure his problem of "slow cumming"---very ironic considering the open sexuality o [...]

    2. Macartney

      A must-read for insight into the various cracks in the utopia known as being gay in the 1970s. By focusing on Danny Slo-cum's problems with intimacy and body fluids, Whitmore somewhat eerily foretells the coming decade's troubles and tragedies. I enjoyed this far, far more than I had thought I would. His light and breezy style seems superficial and flighty but turns out to capture and relate character, time and subject matter highly effectively. A forgotten book that deserves to be rediscovered [...]

    3. Benjamin

      I nearly gave up on this book after the first few pages, thinking the “confessions” were going to be an excuse for the retelling of a series of sexual encounters. However I picked it up again at a later date, and I am glad that I did, for it turned out to be something different altogether; an interesting story (in part autobiographical) of the writers sexual miss-function, and his attempts with the aid of his psychiatrist and others to overcome the problem. An insightful and warm novel that [...]

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