Bilbo's Bend

Bilbo s Bend Trey Bilbo spent his early life on a Tennessee farm the son of a loving Appalachian born mother and a distant blue blooded father Young handsome and talented he wins an art school scholarship that

  • Title: Bilbo's Bend
  • Author: Aleshia Brevard
  • ISBN: 9780996134453
  • Page: 282
  • Format: ebook
  • Trey Bilbo spent his early life on a Tennessee farm, the son of a loving Appalachian born mother and a distant blue blooded father Young, handsome, and talented, he wins an art school scholarship that takes him to San Francisco He finds himself an affordable place to live in the nefarious Tenderloin district, where he is befriended by a male street hustler with a flair fTrey Bilbo spent his early life on a Tennessee farm, the son of a loving Appalachian born mother and a distant blue blooded father Young, handsome, and talented, he wins an art school scholarship that takes him to San Francisco He finds himself an affordable place to live in the nefarious Tenderloin district, where he is befriended by a male street hustler with a flair for fashion design, a Cajun stripper who performs with his pet boa, and an assortment of 1960s social activists.Trey experiments with several personas in his search for identity as the boy toy of a wealthy male art connoisseur, the husband of a pregnant friend, an ally to a transsexual high fashion model all the while struggling to find himself Does sleeping with another man mean he s gay Why does that feel not quite right In this coming of age novel, Trey Bilbo wrestles with probing questions about his sexual uncertainty, as he revisits many of the San Francisco haunts and wilder sides of streets that Ms Brevard herself knew in her pre gender transitioning days.Author Aleshia Brevard transitioned from male to female in 1962, not long after sex change surgery, as it was called then, became available In the years since, she has often wondered what life as a boy might have been if gender reassignment had not been possible This novel is her answer.

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