Equal Affections Tells The Story Of The Funny, Loving, And Tragic Cooper Family Louise, The Indomitable Matriarch, Has Had Cancer For Twenty Years Her Son Danny, A Lawyer, Lives In A New Jersey Suburb With His Lover Walter, Who Is Slowly Growing Obsessed With On Line Sex Her Daughter April Is A Lesbian Activist And Folk Singer, Who Knows How To Perform A Do It Yourself Artificial Insemination Using Basic Kitchen Utensils As Louise Battles The Slow Withdrawal Of Her Husband And The Ravages Of Her Disease, And As The Entire Cooper Family Struggles To Come To Terms With Her Illness, David Leavitt Reveals The Profound Depth And Compassion Of His Narrative Command
Leavitt is a graduate of Yale University and a professor at the University of Florida, where he is the co director of the creative writing program He is also the editor of Subtropics magazine, The University of Florida s literary review Leavitt, who is openly gay, has frequently explored gay issues in his work He divides his time between Florida and Tuscany, Italy.
- 288 pages
- Equal Affections
- David Leavitt
- 06 December 2018 David Leavitt