Category: Fiction: Gay/Lesbian


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Out at the Old Ball Game

By: Bookbinder, Bernie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bridgehampton NY, Bridge Works Publishing Co.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665

ISBN: 1-882593-09-X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dj

[spine very slightly turned; one tiny tear in dj at bottom of spine]. A "Runyonesque" (it sez here) novel about a major league first baseman -- the only star player on a failing team -- who comes out as gay, whereupon the team's sleazy manager takes advantage of the situation by "outing" other closeted ballplayers and shaking up the "high-testosterone world of American baseball" by assembling the first all-gay team. View more info

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Movie Hooky

By: Foster, Dan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Diego, Los Hombres Press: (c.1992)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13242

ISBN: 1-879603-04-7

Condition: Fine

[nice tight copy, no discernible wear, just the tiniest bit of soiling to bottom edge]. Trade PB "The period is 1935 to 1938, the location Dallas, the star a young boy named William Carfax who -- long before he discovers his sexuality -- discovers his drug of choice, the movies. Real life pales by comparison." View more info

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Melody Jones

By: Galloway, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London/New York, John Calder Ltd/Riverrun Pr.: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 3785

ISBN: 0-7145-3733-0

Condition: Near Fine

[mild edgewear]. Trade PB "Strippers and Go-Go girls warm up the audience and straights and gays find Melody's bar a good place to pass an hour or make a pick-up. And then Melody Jones himself, his shrivelled arm partly disguised in a sequined tuxedo, brings real artistry to his songs and is often compared to Barbara Streisand by his fans. It is through their eyes and those of the barman, the pianist and other members of staff and clientele, that the romance and pa... View more info

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Breakfast With a Stranger

By: Kortner, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: (c.1975)

Edition: 1st (U.S.) edition

Seller ID: 2317

ISBN: 0-312-09520-1

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj

[mild wear to both book and jacket; agency stamp on ffep and half-title page]. "When Kurt Heller was in his tender twenties, he exploded onto the Hollywood gay scene sweeping all before him -- finally even Hollywood itself. Now in his not-so-tender forties, his life and career a shambles, Kurt has retreated to a modest London apartment and resentful domesticity with a lover, Dennis. On the floor above them live a young American couple,Bob and Nancy Williams. It began... View more info

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Butterfly Man

By: Levenson, Lew

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Castle Books: N.D.

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18339


Condition: Good

(no dust jacket) [moderately worn, small dents at bottom edges of covers, slight deterioration of binding at spine ends; a reading/research copy only]. Circa 1960s reprint of a 1934 novel (originally published by Macaulay) about the adventures and misadventures of a young Texan in the Gay Twenties. Leaving his small Texas town at 17 (with the consent of his father), the boy, Ken Gracey, is first taken to Los Angeles under the wing of a mysterious older man, "Mr. Lo... View more info

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Dance on the Tortoise

By: Patton, Marion

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Lincoln MacVeagh/The Dial Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22249


Condition: Very Good

(no dust jacket) [a clean, sound copy, with light bumping/fraying to all corners, slight exposure of boards at bottom corners, small bookseller's stamp on front pastedown]. Lesbian-themed novel, one of a number of such works that followed in the wake of the 1928 publication and subsequent notoriety of Radclyffe Hall's "The Well of Loneliness." This one relates "the story of the friendship of two young women, teachers in a girl's school, and their relations w... View more info