The Weddings By Alexander Chee
Book/Novel Author: Alexander Chee
Book/Novel Title: The Weddings
For Jack Cho, a fortysomething gay man, being able to marry someone he loves is so unfamiliar its terrifying. Then a wedding invitation from a college friend brings about a collision with those fearsand his own secret history. Jack and his new boyfriend, Caleb, are attending the wedding of Jacks estranged straight friend Scott. No sooner do the guests start to mingle than questions arise about relationships, tradition, Jacks feelings for the groom, and whats at stake as he navigates daunting territory, both new and old. In this wry and surprising short story, award-winning author Alexander Chee extends an invitation to the partyand awakeningof a lifetime. *Alexander Chees* The Weddings *is part of* Inheritance *, a collection of five stories about secrets, unspoken desires, and dangerous revelations between loved ones. Each piece can be read or listened to in a single setting. By yourself, behind closed doors, or shared with someone you trust.* **
### About the Author
Alexander Chee is the author of *Edinburgh* and *The Queen of the Night*. He is a Whiting Award winner, contributing editor at the *New Republic* , and editor at large at *VQR* , and his essays and stories have appeared in the *New York Times Book Review* , *Harpers* , and *The Best American Essays* , among others.