Synopses & Reviews
Twelve-year-old Fee is a gifted Korean-American soprano in a boys' choir in Maine whose choir director reveals himself to be a serial pedophile. Fee and his friends are forced to bear grief, shame, and pain that endure long after the director is imprisoned. Fee survives even as his friends do not, but a deep-seated horror and dread accompany him through his self-destructive college days and after, until the day he meets a beautiful young student named Warden and is forced to confront the demons of his brutal past.
About the Author
Alexander Chee's work has appeared in Interview
, and in the anthologies Boys Like Us, Loss Within Loss, Men on Men 2000
, and His 3
. He teaches at the New School.