Just as I Am by E Lynn Harris

Just as I Am

E Lynn Harris

The story of two Black Americans, one a bisexual and the other straight. Gives a real feel for life in Atlanta and the mixed attitude to the Black and gay community. Written with a great deal of insight and some moving descriptions of AIDS.



Extract

Jared was handsome in a rugged sort of way. His looks inspired confidence - tall and strapping, six foot three and two hundred and ten pounds of slightly bow legged biscuit brown masculinity. Large bittersweet brown eyes and a smile that would have lit up the Atlantic skyline.



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