Borrowed Time An Aids Memoir ePub download
by Paul Monette
- ISBN: 0002710579
- ISBN13: 978-0002710572
- ePub: 1869 kb | FB2: 1150 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Specialties
- Publisher: Harcourt Trade Publishers; 1st Edition edition (1988)
- Pages: 352
- Rating: 4.4/5
- Votes: 562
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He was comfortable with relative monogamy, even at a time when certain quarters of the gay world found the whole idea trivial and bourgeois.
Borrowed time an aids m. .Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir, . He was comfortable with relative monogamy, even at a time when certain quarters of the gay world found the whole idea trivial and bourgeois. I realize that in the world of the heterosexual there is a generalized lip service paid to exclusive monogamy, a notion most vividly honored in the breach. I leave the matter of morality to those with the gift of tongues; it was difficult enough for us to fashion a sexual ethics just for us.
Paul Monette (1945-1995) is the author of many books, including seven novels, four volumes of poetry, and several highly praised nonfiction works, such as Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir. In 1992, he received the National Book Award for Becoming a Man. He died of AIDS complications in 1995.
Monette's most acclaimed book, Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir, chronicles Horwitz's fight against, and eventual death from, AIDS. The memoir details the final nineteen months of Horwtiz's life, beginning with the day that he was first diagnosed with AIDS.
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Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir. A National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and the winner of the PEN Center West literary award. From Publishers Weekly.
For almost two years, day and night, Monette helped Roger Horwitz, his friend of twelve years, fight the AIDS calamity with courage and dignity. His is more than a testimony to the ravages of this plague, it is a love story - one that explores the fullness of human connection and the pain of separation. Lambda Literary Award, 1988.
it gave me a context. But how is that context still valid, when it seems like it only fits the joy of intensely living as R and I have been doing over the last years, all the Greek parts in flower hat's left of that ideal? J. But how is that context still valid, when it seems like it only fits the joy of intensely living as R and I have been doing over the last years, all the Greek parts in flower hat's left of that ideal? Just Greek tragedy, the horrors of fate? How to be a Hero-the thing the Greeks believed in most. There wasn't all that much to know in April '85. The first drug anyone knew by name was HPA-23, and the first person in our orbit to go after it was Tom Kiwan, a lawyer who lived a couple of blocks above us in the canyon
In 1974, Paul Monette met Roger Horwitz, the man with whom he would .
In 1986, Roger died of complications from AIDS. A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, Borrowed Time was one of the first memoirs to deal candidly with AIDS and is as moving and relevant now as it was more than twenty-five years ago. Written with fierce honesty and heartwarming tenderness, this book is part love story, part testimony, and part requiem. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Paul Monette including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the Paul Monette papers of the UCLA Library Special Collections. Read on the Scribd mobile app. An eloquent testimonial to the power of love and the devastation of loss from the National Book Award–winning author of Becoming a Man (Publishers Weekly). Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.