THE AERODYNAMICS OF PORK is an irresistible novel of love, music and comedy -
'A master storyteller' Independent on Sunday
'Gale's concoction is irresistible: modern relationships with period charm' Armistead Maupin
Seth, a musical prodigy on the eve of his sixteenth birthday, is obsessed with sex and with the men he might meet, as well as with his strange family - his arch mother, his beautiful sister, and his damaged, distant father.
Mo, a policewoman struggling with moral dilemmas and her sexuality in the violent, bigoted police force of the 1980s, wants only to find romance.
In this haunting tale of self discovery and hidden identities, Mo and Seth will connect to face unexpected truths about themselves, and those they have chosen to love.
``Pork is pig and pig is cop and because this sad, funny, deeply searching novel by the author of Ease is, besides much else, an exercise in detection, its title is justified,'' explained PW of this story about sex, crime, growing up, coming out of the closet and love.