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Edmund White

1940 -

Edmund Valentine White III is a patriarch of modern gay American literature, having contributed novels, memoirs, short stories, and essays, non-fiction as well as fiction, dealing with a range of social topics, frequently involving same-sex love.

His best-known works include The Joy of Gay Sex (with Charles Silverstein) and his autobiographic-fiction trilogy A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, and The Farewell Symphony.

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