Andrew Holleran, a Harvard graduate, is a well-known journalist and frequent contributor to major gay publications. Dancer from the Dance, his first novel, was originally published in 1978 to great critical acclaim. He is also the author of Nights in Aruba, The Beauty of Men, Ground Zero, In the Mirror of Men's Eyes, and In September, the Light Changes.
"A fine, thoughtful novel. . . . Holleran's descriptive passages of
time and place are written with love and precision; his dialogue is
sharp and true."--Los Angeles Times
"A memorable book. . . . Anyone who has ever been in a family will find home truths in it."--Boston Globe
"Brilliant passages and observations. . . . Mr. Holleran's powers of physical description have not dimmed."--New York Times Book Review
Succeeds wonderfully. . . . A very lively and deeply serious revelation of the homosexual world.--New York magazine
Takes the rite-of-passage novel a step further. . . . Andrew Holleran writes with enormous insight and compassion.--Newsday