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By Lynn Lorenz | Comments: ( 216 ) | Date: ( Sep 18, 2019 )

When Matt decided to film a documentary about gay men living in New Orleans over the last 50 years, his first subject is his and his lover Lane s landlord, the elegant Sebastian LaGrange.Sebastian agrees, and as his life s story unfolds, part of the mystery of who he is is revealed.Sebastian has been a mentor and friend to Matt and Lane, and even at his age, he still has sWhen Matt decided to film a documentary about gay men living in New Orleans over the last 50 years, his first subject is his and his lover Lane s landlord, the elegant Sebastian LaGrange.Sebastian agrees, and as his life s story unfolds, part of the mystery of who he is is revealed.Sebastian has been a mentor and friend to Matt and Lane, and even at his age, he still has something to teach them about love.


  • Title: Pioneers
  • Author: Lynn Lorenz
  • ISBN: 9781611240184
  • Page: 386
  • Format: ebook

About Author:

Lynn Lorenz

Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name 1 gay romanceI m from New Orleans, that s N awlins for those of you who speak the language I grew up in the Riverbend, or Carrollton, for the old timers, but was a Quarter rat from the age of 11, taking 3 buses to go to art class on Burgundy Street at the Cabrini Doll Museum and NORD center I attended University of New Orleans and have a BA in Fine Art My mother worked at Tulane University, six blocks from our house and when we were kids my brother and I parked cars in our driveway for the Saints games at Tulane Stadium We could get six cars down the drive, two on the front lawn, and two on the street and we only charged 2 a car We made enough to buy a coupla roast beef po boys at Comeaux s on Hickory St and a snowball over at Williams Snow Ball Stand We lived 1 2 a block from a cemetery, but doesn t everyone in N awlins We used to watch jazz funerals from our front porch.Now, my family lives in Katy, Texas I have a real job, a truly supportive and understanding husband, two incredible kids, and a slightly neurotic dog We used to have a guinea pig, but the dog killed it Did I say slightly My son is 15 and has Asperger s Syndrome high functioning Autism and Crohn s Disease, and is a constant lesson in patience, acceptance and managing expectations He s super smart, loves video games, fencing, movies, building with legos, and hanging around the house Like me, he believes that it s all about him Sometimes, I wonder if I don t have Asperger s, too Oh, and he s very handsome.My daughter, 13, is so creative it s scary she loves to paint, draw manga and anima, build dioramas with any box she can get her hands on, create worlds with legos and then make movies with them, sculpt people, animals and objects with those little twist ties from the grocery store, does pottery, and wants to be a lifeguard And she s smart, too Andbeautiful, inside and out.I write for a few hours in the evenings and on weekends as much as I can, without neglecting my family That laughter you hear is my husband I attend a critique group, and do whatever the kids are into at the time.



Comments Pioneers

  • A.J. Llewellyn

    Ohwowjust finished this beautiful book. This is another Lynn Lorenz ode to the city of New Orleans, but also to its "pioneer queers."Before I get a bunch of nasty responses, that's straight from the book."Pioneers" features the delightful duo Matt and Lane whom we met in the third book of her New Orleans quartet, "Pinky Swear."Now living together in Sebastian's old servant's quarters at the back of his property the pair interview the older man who featured heavily in "Pinky Swear".He tells his s [...]


  • Feliz

    The first sentence of this book reads like this:“…it was the fifties, lamb chop. One didn’t come out of the closet, one tiptoed out.” Sebastian wiggled two ring – bedecked fingers in the air as if they were walking. “And then one tiptoed right back in.”Isn’t it awesome? One single sentence and you can see him, the seventy- something, distinguished gentleman, unashamedly camp and yet showing an endearing amount of self-mockery which will forever keep him from being crude. For this [...]


  • Book Utopia

    2.5, but I'll round up since I think my main issue won't bother most people.Note to publishers: If books are interconnected because of recurring characters, I want to know before I buy. It doesn’t matter if they’re not sequels. Some of us readers do not like coming into a story where characters have had history prior to the story’s start that is detailed in other books. Because if I had known that the characters in this had been in another, earlier story? I would never have bought this boo [...]


  • Gerry Burnie

    "Gerry B's Book Reviews" - gerrycan.wordpress There are a whole bunch of good things that can be said about “Pioneers” by Lynn Lorenz [Amber Quill Press, 2010]. To begin, it is superbly written. The syntax flows flawlessly, the characters are well developed, and the pace keeps the story moving along at a comfortable pace. All important pluses in my opinion.I also found the era in which the story is set—i.e. the 1940s & 50s—a wonderfully nostalgic bonus. As the chief supporting charac [...]


  • Sadonna

    Lovely, bittersweet, hopeful story. Review to follow.


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