By Jonathan Lerner
Jonathan Lerner, a founding member of the elements Underground, attracts on reminiscence and mind's eye to inform an genuine tale of politics and fervour, idealism and deceit, love, loss and survival.
It’s 1970, the period of transgressive intercourse, psychedelic medicines and violent revolution.
Alex provides an impassioned speech that incites a perilous campus rebellion; he and Doug take off at the run. Chicago, Paris, London, Havana. Highways and hideouts, cocktail bars and cruising spots, all-night drives, mystery conferences and a financial institution heist that is going spectacularly wrong... in the meantime Alex involves sees that his good friend can by no means provide him what he rather wishes. So he makes use of this clandestine interlude to discover his personal hidden truth.
Pretended identities, twisted secrets and techniques – yet popping out homosexual and entire at the different side.
“That lousy year,” Alex will replicate a lot later, “when a benign impulse to remake the realm led me to take action many unusual and regrettable things.” it is a gripping tale of the knotted psychology underneath political motion, and one man’s fight to discover his sincere self.
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