The lost language of cranes / David Leavitt.

By: Leavitt, David, 1961- [author.]
Material type: TextTextDescription: xi, 308 pages ; 20 cmISBN: 9781408854587Subject(s): Coming out (Sexual orientation) -- Fiction | Real estate development -- Fiction | Sexual orientation -- Fiction | Closeted gays -- Fiction | Fathers and sons -- Fiction | Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction | Gay men -- Fiction | Parent and adult child -- Fiction | Young men -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Psychological fiction. DDC classification: 813.54 Summary: Owen and Rose are facing serious challenges to their married life of routine and monotony as New York City grows and changes around them. They spend most Sundays apart; while Rose buries herself in crosswords and newspapers, Owen visits gay porn theaters. But when they discover they may lose their apartment and their son, prompted by his new relationship, reveals his homosexuality, their lives cannot continue as they were. Owen and Rose are forced to confront not only their son's revelation but also Owen's latent homosexuality. Poignant and lingering, this is a tale of love and relationships, secrets and unspoken desires.
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Originally published: [New York] : Random House, 1986.

Owen and Rose are facing serious challenges to their married life of routine and monotony as New York City grows and changes around them. They spend most Sundays apart; while Rose buries herself in crosswords and newspapers, Owen visits gay porn theaters. But when they discover they may lose their apartment and their son, prompted by his new relationship, reveals his homosexuality, their lives cannot continue as they were. Owen and Rose are forced to confront not only their son's revelation but also Owen's latent homosexuality. Poignant and lingering, this is a tale of love and relationships, secrets and unspoken desires.

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