Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Letters To Montgomery Clift - A Gay Teen Novel

By Noel Alumit

Bong Bong, as a child, is sent by his mother to Los Angeles to escape the chaos of his Philippine homeland.

And Montgomery Clift, a movie star on the TV, becomes his first American friend.

Through a long series of letters to his idol, Bong Bong chronicles his growing up, his sexual awakening, and maybe getting to a place where his life can finally begin.

I met the author, Noel Alumit, this weekend, and here's how he sold me on his book. (And yes, of course, I bought a copy!):

"Letters To Montgomery Clift" won a Violet Quill Award and the Stonewall Book Award. Add your review of this book in comments!

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