This fictional memoir of a Jewish youth (wannabe playwright) from New Jersey is an exuberant, unapologetic celebration of gay life. Daniel Henning narrates this story of a decades-long love affair in an over-the-top theatrical manner that is well suited to the dramatic vibe of the story. He depicts a world that is bizarre, glamorous, and tastefully opulent. The writing is witty, explosive, and life affirming. Henning's Farrell is a Midwestern version of an Evelyn Waugh hero; he is clearly gay and very comfortable with who he is. Henning performs the raw, raunchy scenes with the same panache as the tender moments, which are vitally important to the plot. He elicits both tears and laughs as listeners follow Farrell from Yale to his death in his mid-60s. D.L.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2023]
Trade Ed. Simon & Schuster Audio 2023
DD ISBN 9781797154961 $24.99
Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.
Let us recommend your next great audiobook!
No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.
If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.
Thank you for contacting us!
Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!