Kirk Read is a master story teller, the true to life story comes alive with Kirk's wonderful composure and wit. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
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 12 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 21 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 on October 29, 2012 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