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Growing up in Venice in the 1930's, Niles O'Hara, the son of an expatriate writer, befriends a Venetian boy, Giangiacomo Gallieni. After the war, Niles and his family return, and he becomes involved in a kind of semi-affair with his childhood friend, who is now an adolescent with a wartime history of sexual trespass. Searching, comic, romantic, and ironic, Profane Friendship is a remarkable study of a strange, provocative, powerful relationship conducted in the matchlessly human-scaled, triumphantly beautiful setting of the ...

Profane Friendship 2004, Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374529734

Trade paperback

Profane Friendship 2000, Mercury House, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9781562790714

Trade paperback

Profane Friendship 1995, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099476313

New edition

Mass-market paperback

Profane Friendship 1994, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374235444


Profane friendship 1994, Cape, London

ISBN-13: 9780224037754