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Sparkle: The Queerest Book You'll Ever Love Paperback – August 1, 2001
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One of the main reasons I enjoyed the book was because I could look at it from the perspective of someone from the previous generation. I visited San Francisco quite often during the seventies - usually on business but a number of times just for the fun of it. Those were the days when a gay icon like Peter Berlin still strutted down the streets in striking contrast to the multitude of Village People clones. When late night pleasure dens like the Slot, Trough and Bulldog were over populated. And when I repeatedly debated the pros and cons of getting my own tattoo and piercing. (OK, so I never did.) The last time I visited SF was on Halloween in 1980, which provided a truly memorable last impression. My San Francisco was wild, wacky, and total fun. And you know what, Sparkle's and Secret's hasn't changed that much. Gee, they would probably consider me to be their gay uncle. (Or heavens forbid auntie!Read more ›
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2011 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention as Best Gay Contemporary General FictionPublished on August 24, 2013 by Elisa
The title says it all. If you are looking for a pleasant read and a book to make you laugh, get it. A delight!Published on January 17, 2013 by J. Shaver
OK, this was probably one of the funniest gay novels I've ever read. And the two main characters, Sparkle and Secret, are to uproarious to be believed! Read morePublished on September 26, 2001 by ladd1965