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    Martin B Duberman(Author)

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This is the tenth anniversary edition ofCures: A Gay Man's Odyssey , Martin Duberman's classic memoir of growing up gay in pre-Stonewall America. The tale of his desperate struggle tocure" himself of his homosexuality through psychotherapy is utterly frank and deeply moving. ButCuresis more than one man's story it's the vivid, witty account of a generation, of changing times, shifting social attitudes, and the rising tide of protest against received wisdom. For this tenth anniversary edition, Duberman has written a substantial new afterword that updates both his personal history and the ongoing struggle for a more just society.

Martin Duberman is Distinguished Professor of History at the City University of New York and Founding Director of the centre for Lesbian and Gay Studies. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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  • PDF | 305 pages
  • Martin B Duberman(Author)
  • Penguin Books Ltd; First Printing edition (Mar. 1991)
  • English
  • 2
  • Society, Politics & Philosophy

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  • By Books4women on 9 July 2008

    -----------------------------------CURES (A Gay Man's Odyssey) - Martin DubermanOne of America's most distinguished men of letters, a prize-winning historian, playwright, and critic.Yet during much of his ealry adulthood he was entangled in a desperate struggle to come to terms with his homosexuality.Cures is his utterly frank and deeply moving memoir of more than twenty years of outward success and inner turmoil - the story of his many attempted 'cures' at a time when hoimosexuality was considered an affliction that deviated from so-called normal life.-----------------------------------


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