Gutterboys A twisted gay tale of unrequited love in Lower Manhattan in the early s filled with scenes of humorous debauchery Jeremy a shy year old falls madly in love with Colin a disturbed yet well re

  • Title: Gutterboys
  • Author: Alvin Orloff
  • ISBN: 9780916397937
  • Page: 300
  • Format: Paperback
  • A twisted gay tale of unrequited love in Lower Manhattan in the early 1980s filled with scenes of humorous debauchery Jeremy, a shy 19 year old, falls madly in love with Colin, a disturbed yet well read older hustler Though Colin rejects Jeremy as a lover, he takes him on as a prot g , introducing him to the hilariously depraved world of new wave nightclubs and gay barsA twisted gay tale of unrequited love in Lower Manhattan in the early 1980s filled with scenes of humorous debauchery Jeremy, a shy 19 year old, falls madly in love with Colin, a disturbed yet well read older hustler Though Colin rejects Jeremy as a lover, he takes him on as a prot g , introducing him to the hilariously depraved world of new wave nightclubs and gay bars in the days before AIDS and the war on drugs Innocent Jeremy, protected by the guardian spirits of his beloved dead grandmothers one a fiery Jewish socialist, the other a proper British matron becomes increasingly unstable under the strain of his unanswered devotion When Jeremy finally snaps, he reaches an understanding with Colin that he never anticipated.

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    About “Alvin Orloff

    1. Alvin Orloff says:

      Alvin Orloff began writing in 1977 as the teenage lyricist for The Blowdryers, an early San Francisco Punk band He spent the 1980s dabbling in avant garde theater, underground cabaret, performance art, and nightclub DJing before remembering all he ever wanted to be was a writer He is currently working on a memoir about shiftless no account club kids during the AIDS era he promises won t be totally depressing.



    2 thoughts on “Gutterboys

    1. This is an interesting book, one that I would probably recommend to a lot of people for one reason or another. However, my rating seemed to fluctuate from page to page, precariously balanced on the 3 stars I ultimately gave it. Quite often it would sink into 2 stars, but then something would bring it back up, and on rare occasion I read a paragraph that I really liked. After reading "War Boy", I was looking forward to reading more books about a prevalent but seriously under-represented queer sub [...]

    2. This is my favorite of Alvin's books. It's set in the queer punk scene of the late 70s, which I always fetishize because it was just before my time. His characters are totally heartbreaking and memorable, and his writing is funny without being cynical.

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