Dwayne Ratleff on "Dancing to the Lyrics"
Author Dwayne A. Ratleff discusses his book “Dancing to the Lyrics” with Michelle Hamiel of PGCMLS.
Dancing to the Lyrics is a timeless and timely coming-of-age tale. Through the eyes of the young protagonist, Grant Cole, we are offered a first-hand account of an African American gay youth who perseveres in spite of personal and family obstacles as well as the larger challenges of his era. As Grant struggles to comprehend his own nature, his world, and the adults who populate it, he observes and emotionally reacts to the assassinations of MLK and RFK, the Baltimore riots, the Vietnam War and more.
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