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Paul Monette
Birth date: October 16, 1945
Died: February 10, 1995
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Lenaribka rated it 5 years ago
I don't think I'm able to be objective in rating of Paul Monette's books. Who am I to judge his works? Besides, I'm a HUGE fan of Paul Monette as a person. He burst into my life with his powerfully written, raw and unforgettable memoirs -[b:Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story|290058|Becoming a Man H...
Lenaribka rated it 5 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 ...
Lenaribka rated it 5 years ago
BR with Ije on the 26th of April
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The Accidental Scribe rated it 6 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...
Snowie rated it 7 years ago
These poems are raw and real. Written directly after the loss of a loved one of a disease that slowly stripped the man he loved away and replaced him with only memories. I'm not a poetry reader but these are some of the most powerfully written words I've ever read. Anyone who's ever lost someone wil...
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