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The gay place : being three related novels, Billy Lee Brammer

Label
The gay place : being three related novels
Title
The gay place
Title remainder
being three related novels
Statement of responsibility
Billy Lee Brammer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Gay Place is a series of three novellas, with interlocking plots and characters, by American author Billy Lee Brammer. The novellas, published in a single book, include The Flea Circus, Room Enough to Caper and Country Pleasures. Set in an unnamed state identical to Texas, each novella has a different protagonist: Roy Sherwood, a member of the state legislature; Neil Christiansen, the state's junior senator; and Jay McGown, the governor's speechwriter. The governor himself, Arthur Fenstemaker, a master politician (said to have been based on Brammer's mentor Lyndon Johnson[1]) serves as the dominant figure throughout. The book also includes characters based on Brammer, his wife Nadine,[2] Johnson's wife Ladybird, and his brother Sam Houston Johnson
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Label
The gay place : being three related novels, Billy Lee Brammer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Foreword by William Broyles
  • Introduction by Al Reinert
Contents
The flea circus -- Room enough to caper -- Country pleasures
Control code
5989915
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Texas Monthly Press ed.
Extent
xxvii, 526 p.
Isbn
9780932012050
Isbn Type
:
Lccn
79122263 //r84
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of John and Ruth Scofield, 1987. Originally collected by Leman Stone Baker. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1995. From the library of Sam Whitten, 1995 (Access. No. 1995-150). With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): 1st printing, 1978. Gift of Texas Monthly, 2006 (Access. No. 2006-015). Clothbound.
Label
The gay place : being three related novels, Billy Lee Brammer
Publication
Note
  • Foreword by William Broyles
  • Introduction by Al Reinert
Contents
The flea circus -- Room enough to caper -- Country pleasures
Control code
5989915
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Texas Monthly Press ed.
Extent
xxvii, 526 p.
Isbn
9780932012050
Isbn Type
:
Lccn
79122263 //r84
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of John and Ruth Scofield, 1987. Originally collected by Leman Stone Baker. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1995. From the library of Sam Whitten, 1995 (Access. No. 1995-150). With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): 1st printing, 1978. Gift of Texas Monthly, 2006 (Access. No. 2006-015). Clothbound.

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