My Lucky Star (novel)
My Lucky Star (2006) is the third book by novelist Joe Keenan. It is a gay-themed comedy about three friends who get caught up with the movie business, blackmail, and handsome male closeted movie stars.
My Lucky Star won the Lambda Literary Award for humor in 2006. It won the prestigious Thurber Prize for American Humor in October 2007.
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