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Borrowing Time: A Latino Sexual Odyssey. By Carlos T. Mock, M.D. Paperback. 978-0-915745-77-7 $24.95 300 pgs.

 

 

 

 

 

Borrowing Time: A Latino Sexual Odyssey. By Carlos T. Mock, M.D. Edited by Andrea Alessandra Cabello, UC Berkeley. ISBN: 0-915745-54-2  $35.95  Hardbound

 

“Whatever your orientation, no matter your ethnicity, you’ll never be the same after a journey through this odyssey. A vivid and visceral portrayal of a sexual and political coming-of-age in today’s America—and beyond.” Laura S. Washington, Ida B. Wells-Barnett University Professor, DePaul University; Columnist, Chicago Sun-Times

“Gay literature is rich in so many areas, yet we still have a need for strong stories from the world of Latino culture—about family, about youth, about coming out, about creating adult relationships, about AIDS. Now, Carlos Mock give us a strong Puerto Rican story that deals with all these issues.” —Patricia Nell Warren, author of The Front Runner and The Wild Man.

In Borrowing Time: a Latino Sexual Odyssey we get a glimpse of the different manifestations of AIDS: the fear, the shame, the regrets and the final victory. The “AIDS” crisis has been an opportunity for the homosexual community for growth, for strengthening ties, for reclaiming rights from the government, and, above all, for reflection. The AIDS epidemic can be seen by many as a curse, and for others, as the opportunity to bring out the best in you.
My work as a sex therapist over 23 years with couples and individuals—many of whom are gays, lesbians, and bisexuals—has put me in touch with an issue that inevitably comes up: feelings of self-hatred and shame that many homosexuals internalize. The lack of tolerance for sexual diversity and the myopic vision of many fundamentalist religious groups have contributed to the prejudices. Books like Borrowing Time: a Latino Sexual Odyssey can be antidotes for this lack of understanding and acceptance. It can also be a useful tool for any homosexual or lesbian to understand and accept him or herself, without judgments. It takes the reader, gay or straight, into the mind, heart and dreams of Juan Subirá Rexach with great candor, honesty and humor. Dra. Gloria Mock

Floricanto Press is a Latino publisher of books on Mexican illegal immigrants, Hispanic Americans, Mexican immigration, Mexican immigrants, Puerto Rican, Latino gays, Mexican American books, Hispanic books, Latino books, on Latino and Latina contemporary issues, Latino books, Mexican American books, Hispanic books, Latina books, Chicano books, Books on Mexican immigrants, Mexican immigration and Mexican illegal immigration, Mexican American History, Mexican American education, Mexican immigration, Mexican illegal immigration, Mexican American books, Hispanic books, Latino books, Latinos, Latinas, Chicano Studies, Latino gays, jotos, queer, Latino homosexuals.

 

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