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army of ex-lovers

Amy Hoffman

army of ex-lovers

my story of gay liberation

by Amy Hoffman

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hoffman, Amy,
  • Gay community news (Boston, Mass.),
  • Lesbians -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Biography,
  • Women newspaper editors -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Biography,
  • Newspaper editors -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Biography,
  • Gay press -- Massachusetts -- Boston,
  • Gay liberation movement

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAmy Hoffman.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ75.4.H65 A3 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17944219M
    ISBN 109781558496217, 9781558496200
    LC Control Number2007020204

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An Army of Ex-Lovers is Amy Hoffman's witty, nuanced, personal history of Gay Community News, Boston's gay weekly newspaper army of ex-lovers book the s and '80s. I expected as much from this fine writer. What is delightfully unexpected is that it is also the love story between a gay man and a lesbian/5(5).

An Army of Ex-Lovers book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Boston's weekly Gay Community News was the center of the unive /5. An Army of Ex-Lovers is Amy Hoffman's witty, nuanced, personal history of Gay Community News, Boston's gay weekly newspaper in the s and '80s.

I expected as much from this fine writer. What is delightfully unexpected is that it is also the love story between a gay man and a : An Army of Ex-Lovers is a memoir about the Boston LGBT community of the s and specifically about the experience of the author, Amy Hoffman, who worked on the staff of the Gay Community News from –and for several years thereafter served as a board member and writer for the paper.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for An Army of Ex-Lovers: I feel that the book defers far too much to editorial theory, and is sadly (at army of ex-lovers book in my eyes) divorced from the groundswell.

out of 5 stars An Army of Ex Lovers. /5(5). She dives deeper into the past in An Army of Ex-Lovers and what surfaces is not only a portrait of a passionate moment in social history but a tender coming of age tale. The weekly newspaper was founded during the years of great political ferment following New York’s queer/trans riot at the Stonewall Inn.

An Army of Ex-Lovers makes an important contribution to our understanding of gay Boston as well as the history of gay journalism."— The Gay & Lesbian Review "[Hoffman] skillfully interweaves her coming-of-age memoir and a riveting chronicle of a tumultuous political movement’s coming-of-age, characterized by dissent within the community and beyond.

In An Army of Ex-Lovers, Hoffman delivers an absorbing account of a tumultuous time and illustrates what readers miss when the subject is overlooked. Along with political events, Hoffman traces her own growth through several relationships with dynamic women who were also playing leading roles in the movement for GLBT rights.

An Army of Ex-Lovers Boston's weekly Gay Community News was “the center of the universe” during the late s, writes Amy Hoffman in this memoir of gay liberation before AIDS, before gay weddings, and before The L Word. Chilling text to his ex: Former lover of British army sergeant Emile Cilliers who tried to kill his wife by sabotaging her parachute reveals he warned her to stay away with a terrifying message.

In An Army of Ex-Lovers, Hoffman delivers an absorbing account of a tumultuous time and illustrates what readers miss when the subject is overlooked.

Along with political events, Hoffman traces her own growth through several relationships with dynamic women who were also playing leading roles in the movement for GLBT rights. In "An Army of Ex-Lovers: My Life at the Gay Community News," former GCN editor Amy Hoffman, now editor of the Women's Review of Books, recalls with wit the heady debates that roiled the staff.

Although GCN never had a circulation of more than 5, it was a vital connection for readers coming out of the closet. An Army of Ex-Lovers I have a love/hate relationship with memoirs. I start them with a healthy appetite for the juicy details of the author's life, but about halfway through, I develop a sudden distaste and a mounting sense of outrage: who does this person think s/he IS.

Such arrogance, to assume that I would care about all these details. Books. Autobiography. Click photo to enlarge. Published at $ Your Price $ (Save $19) Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist. AN ARMY OF EX-LOVERS: My Life at the Gay Community News.

Amy Hoffman. Capturing the heady atmosphere of the times, Hoffman's memoir is also her personal story written with wit and insight. She talks about growing up in a. The Mystical Hiring Committee of Life --My Yale College and My Harvard --Cynthia, Goddess of the Moon --The First to Go --Beginnings --The Saints and Somewhere --Over the Rainbow --The Swan Princes --The Death of David Brill --An Army of Ex-Lovers --The Nude Boy Controversy --God Bless the Child --The Rage Warehouse --The Fire.

Victor Richardson (British Army officer) Victor Richardson MC (18 March – 9 June ) was a British soldier during the Great War, best remembered for being immortalised in his friend Vera Brittain's First World War best-selling memoir Testament of : 18 MarchHove, England, United Kingdom.

An Army of Ex-Lovers was a finalist for both the Publishing Triangle Judy Grahn Award and a Lambda Book Award in Memoir/Biography in Hospital Time was short-listed for the American Library Association Gay Book Award and the New York Publishing Triangle Judy Grahn Award and was a New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age selection.

Amy Hoffman has published three memoirs: Lies About My Family, An Army of Ex-Lovers: My Life at the Gay Community News, and Hospital Time. She was editor in chief of Women’s Review of Books for fourteen years, and she currently teaches creative writing at Emerson College and the Solstice Low-Residency MFA Program at Pine Manor College.

An Army of Ex-Lovers is a memoir about the Boston LGBT community of the s and specifically about the experience of the author, Amy Hoffman, who worked on the staff of the Gay Community News from –and for several years thereafter served as a board member and writer for the.

Get YouTube without the ads. The interactive transcript could not be loaded. Rating is available when the video has been rented. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Army CID detectives and ex-lovers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill are called in to investigate, and find themselves wrapped up in a maelstrom of sexual impropriety and misguided face-saving.

— Jeff Cross.An Army of Ex-Lovers was short-listed for a Lambda Book Award, and both An Army of Ex-Lovers and Hospital Time were short-listed for the New York Publishing Triangle Judy Grahn Award. Hospital Time was also a New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age selection and has been adopted in college and university courses.There’s an old joke that goes “An army of ex-lovers cannot fail.” This was usually applied to the lesbian community due to our habit of maintaining friendships with old partners.