Holding the Man

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Cuttyhunk Books, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 308 pages
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From the land of Down Under comes this true story about a male high school drama student who falls in love with the captain of the football team. Winner of the United Nations Human Rights Award for Nonfiction, HOLDING THE MAN has been adapted into a play opening in America in September 2007. The playwright who adapted the book for stage refers to this a a memoir of striking and unapologetic honesty.

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User Review  - lesleynicol - LibraryThing

This book remains in my "unfinished" list. I had to give up because of the descriptive gay sex. A pity, because I am sympathetic to the subject matter of gay partnerships and the tragedies of loss ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bembo - LibraryThing

Tim Conigrave, actor, gay activist and AIDS counselor, relates the life he shared with his lover of some fifteen years, John Caleo. They met at school and on first sight Tim feel in love with John'e ... Read full review

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