Numbers by John RechyNumbers by John Rechy

Numbers

byJohn Rechy

Paperback | January 23, 1994

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Book jacket/back: Johnny Rio, a handsome narcissist but no longer a pretty boy, travels to Los Angeles, the site of past sexual conquest and remembered youthful radiance, in a frenzied attempt to recreate his younger self. Johnny has ten precious days to draw the numbers," the men who will confirm his desirability, and with the hungry focus of a man on borrowed time, he stalks the dark balconies of all-night theaters, the hot sands of gay beaches, and shady glens of city parks, attempting to attract shadowy sex-hunters in an obcessive battle against the passing of his youth. "
Rechy is an important gay writer also linked to the Beat Movement, whose work has been recognized by a number of prestigious grant nominations or awards, including one from the National Endowment for the Arts. He grew up in El Paso, Texas, in a poor, Mexican American family. Because of his poverty and his ethnic heritage, he learned ve...
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Title:NumbersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.25 × 0.71 inPublished:January 23, 1994Publisher:Grove/AtlanticLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0802151981

ISBN - 13:9780802151988

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