Getting Over Homer by Mark O'Donnell

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"Wise and forgiving . . . tough-minded and tender-hearted" (The New York Times), this delicious "coming of middle age" novel takes a lyrical, winsome, and genuinely side-splitting look at the heartbreak, aging, the search for home, and the madness of love between two mismatched men. "A stylish mix of humorous irony and realistic detail."--San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle.

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About Mark O'Donnell

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O'Donnell grew up in Cleveland and graduated from Harvard College.
Published July 13, 2011 by Vintage. 208 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Mostly, though, the story's about Blue, now a Manhattan songwriter, who discovers early on that he has a talent for writing tunes and lyrics: as an adolescent, he has a hit song, ``Love Is the Answer.'' (He later finds that life is the answer and love the question.) Red falls into a hit televisio...

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The playwright and humorist's first novel is a witty story of romantic love--and misery--in gay New York.

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