In One Person A Novel, by Irving, John
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- ISBN: 9781451664133 | 1451664133
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/29/2013
"His most daringly political, sexually transgressive, and moving novel in well over a decade" ( Vanity Fair). A New York Timesbestselling novel of desire, secrecy, and sexual identity, In One Personis a story of unfulfilled lovetormented, funny, and affectingand an impassioned embrace of our sexual differences. Billy, the bisexual narrator and main character of In One Person, tells the tragicomic story (lasting more than half a century) of his life as a "sexual suspect," a phrase first used by John Irving in 1978 in his landmark novel of "terminal cases," The World According to Garp. In One Personis a poignant tribute to Billy's friends and loversa theatrical cast of characters who defy category and convention. Not least, In One Personis an intimate and unforgettable portrait of the solitariness of a bisexual man who is dedicated to making himself "worthwhile."