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Alan Ginsburg explores his youth and learns about himself. He goes through a coming of age in his early twenties and describes the intimate details of his sex and drug use. In his depiction of his sex and drug use, Ginsburg grows up and learns to accept himself. He is a homosexual and this was a difficult thing for him to accept. His novel ends with self revelation of who he is and an allusion to his future happiness. ...
Journal 1954-1965
Alan Ginsburg recaps his homoseuxality and his love affair with Neal Cassidy that ends in being caught in the act by Carolyn Cassidy and subsequently ends in Alan being thrown out of the Cassidy home. Alan also comes to terms that while the affair was mutual, Cassidy was still a heterosexual man who did not love Alan mutually the way that Alan loves Neal. ...