The irreversible decline of Eddie Socket: a novel

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Harper & Row, Nov 1, 1989 - Fiction - 277 pages
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A young homosexual with an uncertain future discovers that he has contracted AIDS after an affair with a dashing but unfeeling man and begins the painful process of coming to terms with his illness

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User Review  - Rob - Goodreads

I could not even finish it. I found the title character very irritating. While I appreciate the time capsule of the AIDS crisis of the 80's, this just did not do it for me. Read full review

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Funny and harrowing. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
12
Section 3
21
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About the author (1989)

John Weirs nonfiction pieces have appeared in Details, Rolling Stone, Spin, New York, The Advocate, The Village Voice, and The New York Times, as well as published in anthologies including The Columbia Reader in Lesbian and Gay Studies, Taking Liberties, and Beyond Queer, among others. Weir is an associate professor in the English department at Queens College.

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