In Search of Pretty Young Black Men: A Novel

Los Angeles has no ghettos, according to some And that is nearly true But even behind the sun kissed facade of privilege in its Black upper middle class is a harsher reality In Search of Pretty Young Black Men is the tale of Dorian Moore, a mysterious and seductive young man who provides comfort to the moneyed, the neglected, the lost, and the lonely in an elegant hilltLos Angeles has no ghettos, according to some And that is nearly true But even behind the sun kissed facade of privilege in its Black upper middle class is a harsher reality In Search of Pretty Young Black Men is the tale of Dorian Moore, a mysterious and seductive young man who provides comfort to the moneyed, the neglected, the lost, and the lonely in an elegant hilltop community in Southern California Among the women is Maggie Lester Allegro, who, disillusioned by a loveless marriage, finds support in her small circle of women friends and sexual healing in Dorian s arms The blessing brought by this pretty black man soon becomes a fatal curse, as terrible truths come to light Maggie s husband, Lamont, seeks sexual solace outside of their picture perfect marriage as well He lives in the shadow of his larger than life father, a member of the Baldwin Hills gentry, and under the weight of secrets and lies that threaten to tumble the walls of his carefully guarded life and standing among the elite This stunning new novel, by the author of Diva, is a poetically rendered, provocative, and revealing tale that challenges every notion of what we believe equals success, prestige, and, most of all, love.
In Search of Pretty Young Black Men A Novel Los Angeles has no ghettos according to some And that is nearly true But even behind the sun kissed facade of privilege in its Black upper middle class is a harsher reality In Search of Pretty Young

  • Title: In Search of Pretty Young Black Men: A Novel
  • Author: Stanley Clay
  • ISBN: 9781416513094
  • Page: 324
  • Format: ebook
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