ALL- AMERICAN BOY, A MEMOIR by Scott PECK

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"A survivor's tale that in its universal appeal brings to mind the most compelling aspects of "Gal" and "Shot in the Heart." Through the course of these scathing, inspiring, instructive pages, Scott Peck, writer and human being, grows into one hell of a terrific man.".--Michael Dorris.
 

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Published May 8, 2010 by Scribner. 240 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Gay & Lesbian, History. Non-fiction

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Fred Peck, testified before Congress that, although he loved his gay son, there was ""no place in the military for him."" In his first book, Peck gives a scrupulously honest account of what led to this episode: the intermeshed processes of his break with conservative Christianity and acceptance o...

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In this searing, fragmentary memoir of a young gay man coming to terms with his sexuality, the author writes movingly of his relationship with his largely absent father, Marine and Vietnam veteran Colonel Fred Peck, whose views on homosexuality made national headlines in 1993.

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