By Clifford Chase
An Amazon publication of the Month, February 2014
From the writer of the cult vintage Winkie, a very sincere, shockingly humorous memoir of a guy torn among isolation and connection
There are his getting older mom and dad, whose disagreements sharpen as their overall healthiness declines; and his loved brother, misplaced tragically to AIDS; and his long term boyfriend―always current, yet consistently stored at a distance.
there's additionally the revelatory, cheerful track of the B-52s, Chase’s sexual confusion in his twenties, and extra lately, the mysterious visual appeal in his baggage of peculiar gadgets from Iran the yr his mom died.
in the middle of all this is often Chase’s singular voice―incisive, wry, confiding, via turns cool or emotional, consistently attractive.
the way in which this booklet is written―in pitch-perfect fragments―is an important to Chase’s deeper message: that we adventure and take into account in brief bursts of perception, terror, comedy, and love. As bold in its shape because it is in its radical candor, The enamel Fairy is the infrequent memoir which may actually declare to reconsider the style.