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Head Figure Head: The Search for the Hidden Life of Rick Perry [Kindle Edition]

Glen Maxey
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Book Description

“On June 23, 2011 a national reporter called Glen Maxey, the first and only openly gay state legislator in the history of Texas. Rick Perry was making noises about running for president, and the reporter asked about rumors that Perry possibly may have had homosexual sex. Glen had heard the rumors before but never investigated them. Now curious, Glen sent out messages to his wide network of gay and political contacts. Within hours, he received astonishing information from multiple sources. For the next five months, Glen’s life was consumed with investigating the rumors and stories about Perry. Did Rick Perry have sex with men? Read this remarkable book and decide for yourself.”

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  • File Size: 202 KB
  • Print Length: 137 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1468025988
  • Publisher: Glen Maxey (December 13, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006M38BQO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #304,169 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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71 of 73 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Maxey December 14, 2011
By chilu
Format:Kindle Edition
Glen Maxey is the most important, courageous leader of the LGBT movement in Tx history, and his book is a fantastic read--it reads almost like a detective thriller. Maxey clearly has a vast network of connections in the gay community that no ordinary journalist could hope to match. The direct evidence he recites is strong (though, as he says, it's still hearsay)--the stories of the gay hustler and the Craigslist guy are amazing. But the circumstantial evidence is overwhelming. After reading the book, I'm convinced. I'm sure that some readers will disagree. No sensible American cares if Perry is gay, but given his recent vicious campaign attacks on gays, the real issue is about his profound hypocrisy. As Maxey recounts, at one point Perry approved hate-crimes legislation--but now he promotes hatred. That's the worst sort of hypocrisy. Last point: Maxey's description of the national press collapse on this story is one of the most interesting parts of the book, but downright depressing. What does this entire episode say about journalistic ethics and standards? This is an important, provocative book. - CV
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49 of 51 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Titillating but carefully factual December 14, 2011
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I have known some of the persons mentioned in this book for up to 50 years. I don't know about all the facts in Glen Maxey's ebook, but I do know that he has them right about those people I know. I personally wouldn't care whether Perry was gay or not except for his trying to rally his supporters around anti-gay bigotry. Thank you, Glen Maxey, for putting out the truth about the man.
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35 of 37 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Leaves you on the edge of your seat December 14, 2011
By Nate W.
Format:Kindle Edition
If you are interested in politics and corruption this is the book for you. I haven't put it down since I bought it and recommend it to everyone I know.
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33 of 35 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well done! December 15, 2011
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A well written document, and oddly, as a lifelong Texan, this actually gave me some compassion for Perry, the man. While it is heresay, and I would like to be fair, I also believe this is one of the instances of a hell of a lot of smoke indicating a fire. I have known Glen Maxey as a man of integrity and courage for over twenty years and his authorship gives great weight to this book. Having lived with Perry's governership for several years, I would not have thought compassion was possible. That said, Perry, the lying hypocrite, becomes more of an issue. Arrogant, and more than a little dim, he is an embarrassment, as well as a dangerous man to empower.
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23 of 25 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Tittilating December 14, 2011
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Tittilating. Read it and decide for yourself - and have fun figuring out the real folks behind the pseudonymns! Some are fairly transparent to those who know Texas politics, and some are well-known in their own right.
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21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
By L. A.
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I picked this book up and could not put it down until I was finished. Glen Maxey has told the true story our Texas and National Press has been too cowardly to print. A shocking revelation that yet another so called conservative values politician has been fooling and misleading his core supporters his entire career. This is the tale of perhaps one of the most offensive hypocrites in politics today who uses the persecution of gay people to further a national political career while indulging in the sexual favors of those he persecutes. A must read!
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20 of 22 people found the following review helpful
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Buy this book now! There have been many, many, many, many rumors about Rick Perry's so-called private life. Many gay rumors. Many rumors of affairs with women.

I live in Austin, TX and there are thousands of people here who are convinced these so called *rumors* are true.

Rick Perry is the same guy who was autographing Bibles in South Carolina a few months ago. He is the same guy who had a presidential prayer rally and often acts all holy and righteous.

Rick Perry is a very anti-gay politician; just witness his recent ad in Iowa.

Read this book and decide for yourself. Glen Maxey, myself (a libertarian activist) and Rick Perry all live in Austin, TX. Here is what Glen Maxey, one of the top gay activits in Texas has to say:

"Has Rick Perry had sex with men? Personally, I believe he has. The strength and volume of stories and witnesses are to me very, very convincing.
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21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Flaming Perry December 14, 2011
By gingia
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No one in Texas knows the gay community better than Glen Maxey. This book is an historic picture of being gay in Texas and an exploration of being dazed and confused as Perry has been. Bravo Glen for tracking down this tale. A really great read!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Read
Such a wonderful and insightful book.. Loved it!!! Finally someone that will tell it like it is and has been since this Gov took office
Published 3 months ago by Kelley Jennings
3.0 out of 5 stars No definitive proof here...
Although I do believe where there is smoke there is fire, nothing definitive is proven here about Rick Perry's bisexuality. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Georgia A. Migliuri
4.0 out of 5 stars Our Gov
The man must be surrounded by bright people cause bright he is not. I've known of Glen Maxey for years and have great respect for him. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Suzanne Anderson
1.0 out of 5 stars This "book" is one of the worst pieces of junk writing I've ever read
I want my money back. Seriously, I want my money back. In the last fifty plus years I have read thousands of books. Read more
Published 10 months ago by G. Lyng
3.0 out of 5 stars Rick Perry is such a moron. He makes George Bush look smart.
Rick Perry is such an idiot. It's so sad that he has been such a moron in charge of the state where my retirement depends on his whim.
Published 17 months ago by abhaille
1.0 out of 5 stars Glen Maxey's Meanderings
I thought this book was baseless. I believe Glen Maxey's Meanderings took up most of the book. No real facts and no supporting stories. Read more
Published on January 19, 2012 by dkmv2006
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating Inside Look
Maxey creates a fascinating and difficult to put down inside look at longstanding rumors surrounding Rick Perry. Read more
Published on December 29, 2011 by R. Adams
5.0 out of 5 stars Changed my vote!
I was 100% behind Barack Obama, but now that a gay candidate is in the race, I'm going to "Pick Rick to 'lick' Obama!" The man on top should definitely be a bottom. Read more
Published on December 20, 2011 by Stephen T. Mallary
2.0 out of 5 stars Give me $9 of my $10 back, please
This messy and misspelled assemblage of notes, e-mails and text messages is worth $1 as a very poorly put-together news story, but not $10 as an alleged "book. Read more
Published on December 20, 2011 by TwainShallMeet
5.0 out of 5 stars Wow! What a page turner!
I couldn't put this book down until I finished it, even though I (like so many in Austin) knew the rumors and the fact that they haven't been proven beyond a reasonable doubt. Read more
Published on December 16, 2011 by Jan
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What do you think about Rick Perry taking that USED CONDOM with him....
leave no dna evidence. No "blue dress"
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