Gemini by Reece Halsey Agency

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Gemini is the story of young Bascomb McGoslin and his search for love and spiritual fulfillmenta search which became a desperate flight from the life and the world he had known before.Behind Bascombs headlong escape was June Cyzmanskia willful, beautiful creature as hungry for love as he, but with an honesty he had not yet achieved. Torn by his passion for Cyz and by his guilt over their love affair, Bascomb was impelled to seek absolution for his sins within the religious life.Gemini is many things. It is a bold and honest portrait of a man trapped by his own keen intelligence in a nightmare of doubt and ignorance. It is a fascinating and faithful recreation of seminary life. And, above all, it is a haunting story of lovebetween man and woman, man and God.William Kelley was born in 1929, the fourth of seven children. His first novel, Gemini was a best seller when first published in 1959. He has an extensive background as both writer and producer, having written numerous movies and series for television as well as 7 novels. He received an Academy Award for best screenplay in 1986 for Witness.
 

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Published July 27, 2000 by iUniverse. 484 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Young Bascomb McGoslin, whose mother dies of cancer and whose father is an incurable alcoholic, is brought up in New York by Sean, his Irish grandfather; he has a turbulent, but heartfelt affair (at 17) with June Cyzmanski, the sensitive daughter of a crude, nouveau riche used-car dealer, gets a ...

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