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Jack of Hearts (1995) [Novel]
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Summary :

The year is 1941, the place a small California foothill town. Nathan Reed, at age seventeen, bewildered by sex but sure he wants to be a writer, falls in among a little-theater crowd he hopes will stage his first play, and learns from them painful lessons in growing up.

From Nathan's ineffectual parents, Alma the fortune-teller and Frank the out-of-work musician, to Kate McCracken, the raffish cook at Moon's cafe, where the journalism and theater students gather for breakfast; from Kenneth Stone, the lonely teacher whispered to be a Nazi spy, to wealthy Desmond Foley, in whose sunlit swimming pool it is rumored handsome boys swim naked on weekends, Jack of Hearts teems with lively characters seen against a lovingly detailed background of times long past.

Original title: Jack of Hearts
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGay & LesbianGay Male
FictionGeneral FictionYouth (rebellion, Angst, Coming Of Age)

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Jack of Hearts (1995)
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Language: English

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Jack of Hearts (January 1, 1996)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Plume (Penguin)
ISBN: 0452273439
Dimensions: 5.0 x 7.0 x 1.0 in
Pages: 224

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Jack of Hearts (January 1, 1995)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Dutton
ISBN: 0525939245
Dimensions: 5.8 x 8.5 x 1.1 in
Pages: 224

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