The Beloved Son: A Novel by Jay Quinn

The Beloved Son: A Novel

byJay Quinn

Kobo ebook | April 1, 2014

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In The Beloved Son, one family must cope with life’s ever-changing moments as two sons are faced with the issue of their aging parents. Karl Preston lives an ideal American life with his wife and daughter in an affluent North Carolina suburb. At his father’s request, Karl travels to Florida for a weekend visit that starts a roller coaster of family drama and heartache. Not only does Karl have to deal with his gay brother, Sven, who is the primary caretaker of their parents, he must also confront his mother’s growing dementia. Richly told, lyrically written, this is a poignant portrait of the modern-day family and how responsibility trumps resentment.

Jay Quinn’s Lambda-nominated novels transcend traditional gay fiction, exploring universal issues of marriage, aging parents, addiction, and attraction, all while presenting unique characters and page-turning drama. Don’t miss any of Quinn’s novels*: Metes and Bounds*,* Back Where He Started*,* The Good Neighbor*,* The Beloved Son*, and The Boomerang Kid.

Title:The Beloved Son: A NovelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:April 1, 2014Publisher:Open Road MediaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1480497894

ISBN - 13:9781480497894

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In The Beloved Son, one family must cope with life’s ever-changing moments as two sons are faced with the issue of their aging parents. Karl Preston lives an ideal American life with his wife and daughter in an affluent North Carolina suburb. At his father’s request, Karl travels to Florida for a weekend visit that starts a roller coaster of family drama and heartache. Not only does Karl have to deal with his gay brother, Sven, who is the primary caretaker of their parents, he must also confront his mother’s growing dementia. Richly told, lyrically written, this is a poignant portrait of the modern-day family and how responsibility trumps resentment.Jay Quinn’s Lambda-nominated novels transcend traditional gay fiction, exploring universal issues of marriage, aging parents, addiction, and attraction, all while presenting unique characters and page-turning drama. Don’t miss any of Quinn’s novels*: Metes and Bounds*, Back Where He Started, The Good Neighbor, The Beloved Son, and The Boomerang Kid.