Resident Alien: The New York Diaries
Quentin Crisp, long famous as "one of the great stately homos of England," exiled himself to America in 1982 after he discovered that in New York "happiness rains down from the sky." Resident Alien is the often bitingly, amusing account of his love affair with the Big Apple. His affecting words cover topics from politics to prejudice, from the human spirit to the individual obstacles he faces every day in his solitary life. The spirit of his adopted city is captured as.
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RESIDENT ALIEN: The New York DiariesUser Review - Kirkus
Placidly whimsical observations by the ever-charming Crisp (Manners from Heaven, 1985, etc.) on his occasion-filled life as ``a free-loader, a dilettante, a butterfly on the wheel.'' Crisp writes ... Read full review
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"I explained that I have not been only dressing in the same way for the past fifty years, but am still wearing the actual garments that kind friends gave me all that time ago.... In spite of this ... Read full review