Men Touching

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A portrait of two gay men bonding into a marriage before its time, Men Touching is Henry Alley’s poignant new novel of the healing powers of intimacy.

In 1986, Robb, a Vietnam veteran now living in Seattle, tries to go off drugs and enters a nightmarish world, when he recalls his involvement in a hit-and-run accident in Saigon during the war. After he emerges from treatment for his addiction, he seeks help from his partner Bart, a high school drama teacher, who is in the process of coming out to his family, just as a friend is dying of AIDS. As the two stories unite, Bart and Robb reach a reconciliation both between and within themselves.

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SKU: 9781937627355 Categories: , ,
Author: Alley, Henry
Publication Date: 03/01/2019
Publisher: Chelsea Station Editions
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book

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A portrait of two gay men bonding into a marriage before its time, Men Touching is Henry Alley’s poignant new novel of the healing powers of intimacy.

In 1986, Robb, a Vietnam veteran now living in Seattle, tries to go off drugs and enters a nightmarish world, when he recalls his involvement in a hit-and-run accident in Saigon during the war. After he emerges from treatment for his addiction, he seeks help from his partner Bart, a high school drama teacher, who is in the process of coming out to his family, just as a friend is dying of AIDS. As the two stories unite, Bart and Robb reach a reconciliation both between and within themselves.