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Buddy's

Meditations on Desire

by Stan Persky

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gay studies
list price: $16.00
edition:Paperback
category: Social Science
published: 1991
ISBN:9780921586197
publisher: New Star Books
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Buddy's is a gay bar in Vancouver's West End that opened in the spring of 1982 and closed in the summer of 1988. It was the starting point for this unusually frank and engaging portrait of gay life and gay culture in the late eighties. Shifting effortlessly between autobiography, fiction, and criticism, Buddy's is in turn shocking, erotic, witty, and moving, a study of life in a time of plague.

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Stan Persky

Stan Persky teaches philosophy at Capilano College. He is the author of more than a dozen titles including Autobiography of a Tattoo, Then We Take Berlin, and Buddy's: A Meditation on Desire. He lives in Berlin and Vancouver.
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