The Weddings By Alexander Chee

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Book/Novel Author: Alexander Chee

Book/Novel Title: The Weddings




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For Jack Cho, a fortysomething gay man, being able to marry someone he loves is so unfamiliar it’s terrifying. Then a wedding invitation from a college friend brings about a collision with those fears—and his own secret history. Jack and his new boyfriend, Caleb, are attending the wedding of Jack’s estranged straight friend Scott. No sooner do the guests start to mingle than questions arise about relationships, tradition, Jack’s feelings for the groom, and what’s 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 party—and awakening—of a lifetime. *Alexander Chee’s* 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* , *Harper’s* , and *The Best American Essays* , among others.




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