by B.J. Freedman
1984: Bernie Boyle, his comic boy-love novel unpublished, finds a minor fortune and runs to Asia. He's having amorous adventures in Manila when his book becomes a controversial bestseller with angry lesbians, among others, out to find and kill him. Bernie, oblivious, finds love on a small, faraway island. An earthquake and tsunami backdrop a tumultuous climax to this eye-opening, unusual story.