A novel on the making of a male prostitute. It features Randy, a boy from the Midwest lured by a friend of his drunken father into performing oral sex in return for nice clothes and holidays. Randy moves to New York and begins his career, rising from simple prostitute to a more sophisticated object of abuse for gay literati.That night in the woods, he sat on the ground naked, studying the burns on his hands. They had ... Mrs. Landis came at six-fifteen to fix breakfast and see Mr. Hewitt off. Even at that ... But as he got into the car with Mr. Hewitt, he began to feel very alert; he hoped they would make one stop before driving back to Indiana . ... He finally tossed his cigarette onto the ground and pulled himself up from his seat.