Pastoral Lorena Manuel

ISBN: 9780595092895

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392 pages


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Pastoral  by  Lorena Manuel

Pastoral by Lorena Manuel
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Alex has a nagging set of problems. Hes just moved out to get away from his family, but they wouldnt leave him alone. Hes fallen in love with a gorgeous, inaccessible colleague whose idea of intimacy is an intellectual dialogue on art andMoreAlex has a nagging set of problems. Hes just moved out to get away from his family, but they wouldnt leave him alone.

Hes fallen in love with a gorgeous, inaccessible colleague whose idea of intimacy is an intellectual dialogue on art and literature. His friends boyfriends a cheat and has taken a liking to him. His students are fighting each other. His fanatic aunt thinks hes going to hell. He has to balance a budget on the wages of a part-time academic. He has a lovestruck sixteen-year-old practically throwing herself at him.

He has to learnhow to cook. He has to come out to his family. And hes only twenty-one.Set in a fictitious city near the San Francisco Bay Area, PASTORAL is the story of Alex Chasen, who tackles the world armed with nothing more than a glaring absence of a normal childhood, a dwindling savings account, and wide-eyed optimism. His is a story celebrating romance, diversity, friendship, and, yes, family--while satirizing heterosexism, hypocrisy, and just plain nastiness.THE AUTHOR HAS PLEDGED TO DONATE A DOLLAR FOR EVERY BOOK SOLD TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN ON BEHALF OF ANTI-GAY HATE CRIME VICTIMS.About The AuthorLorena Manuel is a part-time college lecturer who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband.

Pastoral is her first novel. She is currently writing her second book--a satire on reparative/conversion therapy used on gay kids.



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