One of These Things First

One of These Things First

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"One of These Things First is a wry and poignant reminiscence of a 15 year old gay Jewish boy in Brooklyn in the early sixties, and his unexpected trajectory from a life behind a rack of dresses in his grandmother’s bra and girdle store, to Manhattan’s fabled Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic, a fashionable Charenton for wealthy neurotics and Ivy League alcoholics, whose famous alumni include writers, poets, madmen, Marilyn Monroe, and bestselling author Steven Gaines." --
Publisher: Harrison, New York ; Encino, California : Delphinium Books, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781883285692
1883285690
Branch Call Number: 306.76 Gaines
HQ75.8.G353 A3 2016x
Characteristics: 196 pages ; 22 cm

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Biography/Memoir. One of These Things First is a wry and poignant reminiscence of a 15 year old gay Jewish boy in Brooklyn in the early sixties, and his unexpected trajectory from a life behind a rack of dresses in his grandmother’s bra and girdle store, to Manhattan’s fabled Payne Whitney Psychi... Read More »


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