Edwin and John: A Personal History of the American South

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-03-13
  • Publisher: Routledge

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In Edwin and John, award-winning author James T. Sears interweaves diaries, letters, and poems to craft an innovative first-person narrative history that details the realities of growing up gay in the South during the early decades of the 20th century.

Author Biography

James T. Sears specializes in research in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues in education, sociology, and history.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
About the Authorp. xii
Introductionp. xiii
Early Yearsp. 1
Clingman's Domep. 3
A Cure?p. 8
What Must One Do?p. 13
The Incidentp. 19
Lean Wolf Hoursp. 25
War Yearsp. 33
A Yeoman's Journeyp. 35
Colorado Schoolingp. 43
Yakutatp. 47
Cape Chiniakp. 62
Reunionp. 76
Edwin's Dischargep. 82
At Seap. 86
Book Basement, Travels, and Beyondp. 99
The Book Basement Yearsp. 101
Last Yearsp. 115
Afterword: After Edwinp. 123
Notesp. 128
Indexp. 139
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