Treacherously comic and poignant, the autobiographical stories in They Change the Subject follow a young man s quest for identity through love and desire. Sustained by a single voice, the stories simultaneously offer a fractured novel and stand, powerfully, on their own. At the center of each tale is the heightened, visceral possibility of unexpected emotional encounters from an escort s dates in Manhattan hotels to a photo shoot that doubles as seduction.Always pushing toward a bigger shiver of passion, Martin s young ...

They Change the Subject 1989, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299214746

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