Kirk Read is a nationally syndicated journalist and performer whose work has appeared in more than one hundred publications, including Out, Genre, and Christopher Street.
It is a great book to read if you are trying to find the courage to come out - coming out is thankfully getting easier for everyone - but this is a good book to help find that... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Andy Hunter
I purchased this because it was recommended in a book on how to write and publish a memoir. It was greatly overrated with an overabundance of the individual's life style rather... Read morePublished 13 months ago by genealogy bug
A little hard to follow at times. You must pay attention or you can lose your place in the story. To me the best part is the epilogue , it really hits home.
WELL DONE !
I absolutely loved this book and read it in only a few (3, I think) sittings. It's humorous and intelligent and, personally speaking, I related to it very well as a gay teenager... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Isaac Athens
I was initially reluctant to read this book. A small-town coming-out, coming-of-age story? I envisioned sad, perhaps violent stories, and braced myself going in. Read morePublished on May 16, 2011 by M. Naomi
Kirk's book is fantastic reading. Essentially a bio detailing his childhood and teenage years. Dealing with his sexual orientation, finding his career/life path and deciding how... Read morePublished on August 19, 2009 by Lori Holden
This book is the heartwarming autobiography of a gay man growing up in the 1970s and 1980s in Virginia. Read morePublished on February 27, 2009 by G. Gustin
In my quest for more and more great gay coming-of-age fiction, I came across Kirk Read's autobiographical tale of growing up gay in Virginia in the `80s and very early `90s,... Read morePublished on July 11, 2008 by William Siwicki
I remember reading this in high school and really enjoying it. It's funny and its totally for anyone who was ever felt like an outsider growing up. Read morePublished on June 12, 2008 by J. Stephens