Description - Heaven's Coast by Mark Doty
The American author's homosexual lover, Wally Roberts, died of AIDS in 1993. In this book Doty tells the story of their relationship, the effect the disease had on their lives, and Roberts's death and the aftermath. He examines the nature of AIDS as opposed to other illnesses, the responses of society, the frustration of medical care, and the burden of caring for the dying at home.
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(198mm x 129mm x 18mm)
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Author Biography - Mark Doty
The author of nine previous books of poetry and five books of prose, Mark Doty's many honours include the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award and T. S. Eliot Prize. He lives in New York.