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Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir - Community Reviews back

by Paul Monette
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Lenaribka
Lenaribka rated it 4 years ago
"What am I going to do without him?" I asked in a hollow voice, and Cope replied immediately, with great force and conviction. "Write about him, Paul," he said. "That's what you have to do."It's a book about LIFE and LOVE, not about death, emotional lines full of overwhelming sadness and grief and ...
The Accidental Scribe
The Accidental Scribe rated it 5 years ago
Paul Monette was a brilliant writer who died in 1995 of AIDS. In his book "Borrowed Time" he chronicled his his long-time relationship with Roger Horwitz and their battle to keep Roger alive when he was diagnosed with AIDS. The tenderness and love Paul showed his lover/"little friend" transcends s...
aceflor
aceflor rated it 7 years ago
For some reasons, each one of them having a name and a loved face, I am in retrospective year and reading books about AIDS I could not have read 20 or even 15 years ago, they would have been too painful. Not that is easy now reading them, but I am getting old, and my long gone friends visit me more...
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