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Common Sons (1989) [Novel]
by Ronald L. Donaghe Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Common Threads in the Life
Part: 1

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Set in a small town in the middle of nowhere in the mid-1960s, Common Sons not only anticipates the coming gay revolution, but delineates its fields of battle in churches, schools and society, pitting fathers against sons, straight teens against gay teens, and self-hatred against self-respect. From the opening scene (where a reckless bout of drinking at a dance ends in a very public kiss between two teenage boys), the citizens of the small town of Common, New Mexico, become aware of the homosexuality in their midst.

The two boys are unable to deal with their struggle in private as the story of their public kiss spreads through the small town. Some seek to destroy the relationship between the two boys, while others seek to destroy the two boys themselves. Common Sons is a moving tale of self-discovery, love and finding the courage to come out and come to grips with truth in the face of hatred and adversity.

Original title: Common Sons
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGay & LesbianGay Male

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Common Sons (1989)
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Language: English

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Common Sons (1989)

ISBN: 0595097081

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