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Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys True Tales of Friendship Between Straight Women and Gay Men

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ISBN-10: 0452289610

ISBN-13: 9780452289611

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tom Dolby, Armistead Maupin, Melissa de la Cruz

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A literary celebration of one of the most important relationships in a straight girls lifeher gay best friend This collection of original essays goes beyond the banter to get to the essence of an intimate relationship like no other. With a foreword by Tales of the Cityauthor Armistead Maupin, Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boysbrings together pieces by National Book Award winner Andrew Solomon (The Noonday Demon), novelist Gigi Levangie Grazer (The Starter Wife), Barneys New York creative director Simon Doonan (Nasty), and many others from all walks of life. In addition to stories of gays and gals bonding over brunch, these essays chronicle love and lust, infatuation and heartbreak, growing…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/24/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594

Armistead Maupin was born in Washington D.C. on May 13, 1944. He received a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served as a naval officer in the Mediterranean and with the River Patrol Force in Vietnam. He worked as a reporter for a newspaper in Charleston, South Carolina, before being assigned to the San Francisco bureau of the Associated Press in 1971. In 1976, he launched his groundbreaking Tales of the City serial in the San Francisco Chronicle. The series describes a group of characters that live together in a boarding house in San Francisco. Eventually, these Tales were collected into a series of six novels. In 1993, the British Broadcasting Company adapted…    

Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publishers Weekly and #1 IndieBound bestselling author of novels for readers of all ages, including The Isle of the Lost and Return to the Isle of the Lost. Her books have topped the USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times bestseller lists and have been published in more than twenty countries. Today she lives in Los Angeles and Palm Springs with her husband and daughter.

Foreword
Introduction
Gays and Gals
Shop Girls
Fag Hags: The Laughter, the Tears, the Marabou
The Collectors
My Fairy Godfathers
That Unsettling Feeling
Close Confidants
A Harvard (Fag) Hag-Iography
My Best Girlfriend
My Dinners with Tom
Man's Best Friend
Marriage Material
A Fine Romance
Everything I Always Wanted to Know About Sex (and Life) I Learned from Gay Men
Love in Other Lifetimes
Future Perfect
A Manhattan Love Story
Super Couple
Get This
Growing Up, Coming Out
The Good Girls
Welcome to My Dollhouse
Donny and Marie Don't Get Married
Life Before Gays
The Long Trip Home
Lay it All Down
Shutterspeed
Fathers and Daughters, Mothers and Sons
In Praise of Women
Family Albums
Like Father, Like Daughter
Sitting in the Dark with My Mother
Darling, I Like You that Way
Acknowledgments
About the Contributors