Gordon Merrick

Gordon Merrick

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gordon Merrick was a Broadway actor, best-selling author of gay-themed novels and one of the first authors to write about homosexual themes for a mass audience. During most of Merrick's life, homosexuality was still viewed in the American culture as a moral outrage. Editors and film censors demanded that gay men be depicted objectionably, and that gay relationships end tragically in literature and on film. Merrick, however, wrote stories which depicted well-adjusted gay men engaged in romantic relationships. And each of his books had a happy ending. Gordon Merrick was born in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia. His father was a stockbrokershow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134983004
  • 9786134983006