Some Men Are Lookers: A Continuation of the "Buddies" Cycle (Paperback)
Some Men Are Lookers, Ethan Mordden's much lauded fourth volume in his "Buddies" cycle, follows the exploits of his best-loved characters-Dennis Savage, Little Kiwi, Carlo, the 'elf-child' Cosgrove, and narrator Bud. Mordden lays bare the emotional landscape of the city within a city that is Gay Manhattan. Blending the comic, the sexy, and the at once idealistic and realistic, these stories represent Ethan Mordden at his very best.
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Some Men Are Lookers, Ethan Mordden's much lauded fourth volune in his "Buddies" cycle, follows the exploits of his best-loved characters--Dennis Savage, Little Kiwi, Carlo, the "elf-child" Cosgrove, and narrator Bud--as he lays bare the emotional landscape of the city within a city that is Gay Manhattan. Blending the comic, the sexy, and the at once idealistic and realistic, these stories are Ethan Mordden at his very best.
"Mordden explores a tricky moral universe in which emotional loyalty is exalted but sexual fidelity is not assumed...There is a sense of real pain amid the zingers; Mordden's characters run their mouths to avoid baring their souls." --The New York Times Book Review
"Sexy..charming...wonderfully apt and touching." --Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
"Mordden is one of our community's major contemporary writers...[his] stories have the speed, unexpectedness and lunacy essential to comedy, but they are also studded with his keen sensitivity and appetite for observation..an unusually rich and provocative re-creation of our lives." --HX Magazine
"A sophisticated stack of stories that reunited our favorite fictional cast and provide wry commentary on queer life from one of our most reliable authors." --The Advocate
"Some Men Are Lookers is a witty, satirical, intelligent and sophisticated book." --In Step
"Entertainingly portrays facets of ourselves, our lives, our loves and our conflicts; thus it conveys the essence of our drives, obsessions, desires and demons...alternately outrageous and touching." --Windy City Times