"The gay Gone with the Wind..." --The Advocate
THE COSMOS. THE SOLAR SYSTEM.
THE EARTH. NORTH AMERICA.
CALIFORNIA. SAN FRANCISCO.
18TH AND CASTRO.
SOUTH OF MARKET.
THE GOLDEN AGE
THE CAST & PLOT:
A DROPDEAD BLOND BODYBUILDER.
A MADCAP GONZO WRITER.
AN EROTIC VIDEO MOGUL.
A PENTHOUSE FULL OF HUSTLERS.
A FAMOUS CABARET CHANTEUSE FATALE.
A HOLLYWOOD BITCH TV PRODUCER.
A VIETNAM VETERAN.
AN EPIC LIBERATION MOVEMENT.
A CIVIL WAR BETWEEN WOMEN AND
MEN...AND MEN AND MEN.
A TIME OF SEX, DRUGS,
AND ROCK 'N' ROLL.
A LOST CIVILIZATION.
A LOVE STORY.
|Jack Fritscher during the writing of Some Dance to Remember, 1979.
Photo by Mark Hemry
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"If one can learn American history via the novels of Gore Vidal, one can learn gay American history via Some Dance to Remember.
"As a document of our times and our lives, Some Dance to Remember has no peer."
"The best gay novel since Dancer From the Dance. The Castro's Gone With the Wind."
"Jack Fritscher is acknowledged as a writer who does for gay writing what Robert Mapplethorpe did for gay photography...a knockout!"
"My God, what a book! It's all there, done with Fritscher's usual Ã©lan and verve. I wouldn't be surprised if he has written what will be looked on as that period's Great American Gay Novel. What lovely stuff!"
"Jack Fritscher didn't invent the Castro. He just made it mythical. Heady, erotic, comic...the first comprehensive fictional chronicle of the best of times."
Some Dance to Remember Full Text Reviews
AU COURANT, December 24, 1990, by Carrie Barnett, Jeff Zurlinden, and Allen Smalling
Published 1990, Knights Press, Stamford CT