By Larry Duplechan
This is the 1st novel through Larry Duplechan in fifteen years, and the fourth to add his adjust ego protagonist Johnnie Ray Rousseau, a homosexual black guy of Louisiana Creole inventory. once we first met Johnnie Ray within the novel Blackbird, he was once a homosexual teen in love with the superstar of a highschool play; now he’s forty-eight, nonetheless good-looking and gym-built, yet admittedly useless and looking out down the quick street to fifty. in the course of a midlife challenge, he falls for a far more youthful guy with a few critical Daddy concerns; all through all of it, Johnnie Ray attempts to examine love (and his lifestyles) from each side now (to borrow a word from his idol Joni Mitchell). Got ’Til It’s long past is a queer romantic comedy for the ages.
Larry Duplechan is the writer of 4 prior novels, together with Blackbird, released in a brand new version through Arsenal Pulp Press in 2006. he's a deacon on the Metropolitan group Church within the Valley in North Hollywood, California.