Fleeing to New York to escape both Sela and Kelvin, Raymond finds himself more confused than ever before. New relationships - both male and female - give him enormous pleasure but keep him from finding the inner peace and lasting love he so desperately desires. The horrible illness and death of a friend force Raymond, at last, to face the truth.
©1999 E. Lynn Harris; (P)1999 Random House, Inc., Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House Inc.
One of the most thought-provoking books written about male sexuality, particularly black male sexuality, since James Baldwin's Another Country. (Richmond Voice)
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captures the reader with it's twists and turns and left me wanting to read the next book. one has to really empathized with "RAY" and his discovery of "self".
I heard of this author and this book when news of black men on the down low became a hot topic of discussion. I did not read it then I was not interested in the topic at that time. I saw it here and thought what the heck. It was an enlightening listen. I don't have an opinion about gay people in general. To each it's own. I guess the book served it's purpose for me. I don't think I will listen to the rest of the books by this author if the storyline continues like this. This not the image I want to have of professional African American men. For those who want an eye opening experience as to how this could happen take a listen you probably won't be disappointed in the content.
"Pretty good listening"
I have only read one of E. Lynn Harris' s books. This was very interesting. not overbearing to listen to. definitely am eye opener.
"FIRST TIME LISTENER"
The book was good. Different from anything I have ever read. I can say I will listen or read something else by this author. I had been meaning to read this book for quite sometime and I am glad iI didn't continue to delay .
"Apparently VERY abridged"
I missed that this was an abridged version. And it is only about 30% of the full version. No wonder it seemed like things moved very fast. Nonetheless it was a pleasant listen for 3 hours. Much of it seems dated in this era of more openness for gay people.
I DIDNT LIKE THIS BOOK, TOO SHORT AND REALLY NO MORAL
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