The Life I Lead: A Novel

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Knopf, 1999 - Fiction - 261 pages
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A family man with a perfect life, Dave Brewer has everything he wants--until one day at a public pool when he sees Nathan, a quiet loner, in whom he recognizes himself as a youth. As his interest evolves from sympathy to love, Dave can no longer deny the complexity of his feelings--he desires Nathan at the same time that he wants to save him.

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About the author (1999)

Keith Banner received his M.F.A. in creative writing from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. His stories have appeared in The Kenyon Review and other literary magazines. He lives in Cincinnati, where he is a social worker for the mentally handicapped. The Life I Lead is his first novel.

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