The Men from the Boys Book Summary and Study Guide

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Swinging back and forth between Boston and Provincetown, Jeff is constantly confronted with the isuues of a middle-aged gay man. Trying to hold together a longtime relationship and still wanting to trick keeps him in a state of frustration. Then the news that his old lover is dying of Aids throws more wood on the fire. It's a situation without resolve and as you near the end of this book you realize that it's not the destination but the journey.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   midlife crisis Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Love problems?    -   gay guy urges

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   60's-90's


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   two guys doing it Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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