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Safe as Houses - Alex Jeffers

Paperback

Published: 20th February 1998
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"A gay novel about family values". -- Edmund White"While other novels are content to show us the surface of gay lives, Safe as Houses brings us inside in ways that enlighten and illuminate" -- Michael BronskiHighly praised on its original hardback publication (Faber, 1995), Safe as Houses is the story of Allen Pasztory, the hearing son of Hungarian-born deaf parents. When Allen eventually finds a partner for life, Jeremy comes complete with a five-year-old son, and in due course the pair also foster Allen's outcast gay nephew Kit. In a rich and complex tapestry, the lives of Allen and his loved ones are threaded together into an alternative family with its unique traumas and joys. This is a book about being different: being deaf, being the hearing child of deaf parents, being gay or lesbian, being a gay man and a lesbian who marry and have a child, being the son of two gay men.

ISBN: 9780854492534
ISBN-10: 0854492534
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 364
Published: 20th February 1998
Publisher: Millivres-Prowler Group Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 12.7  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.45