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“Waltzing a Two-Step: Reckoning Family, Faith, and Self” by Dan Juday is a Cautionary Tale That Resonates in 2021, an Unsettled Time Like the 60s and 70s; LGBTQ Memoir

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Sacramento, CA, July 30, 2021 –(PR.com)– “Waltzing a Two-Step” to be released on September 15, 2021 by Calling Card Books, is the first-person account of a boy born into the rural Midwest in the middle of the 20th Century. A bright, timid boy, he is enthralled with the grandeur of his local library and his Catholic church. One of five children in an upwardly mobile family, he struggles with being gay. Contemplating the paradoxes that life presents him, he looks for his proper place in an enticing but unwelcoming world, a search that takes him overseas–chasing lost happiness and struggling to fit in. His search ultimately reveals that he has been looking for himself all along. It is a cautionary tale told late in life out of the comfort and regret that come with memory and the bitter sweetness of time and opportunity gone by without addressing things that should have been said earlier. The story has many parallels to the world…

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