Best selling author Jackie Calhoun left a long term marriage when she could no longer deny her sexual orientation. Crossing the Center Line is autobiographical fiction -- Ms. Calhoun has chosen to share part of her own experiences through Michael, a husband and father who comes to realize he's gay. Crossing the Center Line powerfully portrays Michael's struggle with his own internalized homophobia. As Michael comes to terms with his own sexuality, he confronts the external pressures which have kept him in the closet for so long and led to the clandestine sexual acts which will end his marriage. In this emotionally realized journey, Ms. Calhoun conveys the anguish inherent in the demise of a marriage based on trust, friendship and the raising of children.
Used availability for Jackie Calhoun's Crossing the Center Line
February 2003 : USA Paperback