The Paternity Test
by Michael Lowenthal
University of Wisconsin Press. 288 pages, $26.95
WHEN Patrick Faunce met Stuart Nadler at a charity event, it was love at first sight, but it was a bumpy ride from the start. Stu, an airline pilot, once had a boyfriend in every port (airport, that is). Pat learned not to question this state of affairs—it was a gay “rule” not to ask—staying home, working and worrying, never knowing if he was good enough, always over-thinking his standing with Stu. He had been in love with both boys and girls before, but he was never afraid of losing anyone more than he was of losing Stu.