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Dyke Life: From Growing Up to Growing Old

A Celebration of the Lesbian Experience

by Karla Jay

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL7593619M
ISBN 100465039081
ISBN 109780465039081


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The movie version barely scratched the surface of this novel's bittersweet reflections on growing old. "It's funny, when you're a child you think time will never go by," writes Flagg. "But when you hit about twenty, time passes like you're on the fast train to Memphis.

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These traits contributed to the enduring popularity of the television show The Dick Van Dyke Show (–66). Van Dyke grew up in Danville, Illinois, and was introduced to theatre.

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Growing up in Danville, IL, Van Dyke was around a number of people who would go on to careers in show business: two of his high school pals, Donald O'Connor and Bobby Short, became an actor and a jazz singer, respectively, while one of Van Dyke's closest friends was the cousin of another famous Danville resident, Gene Hackman.

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