Heaven's Coast: A Memoir
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- Sales Rank:2,025,048
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.6
- Dimensions (in):7.6 x 5 x 1
- Publication Date:June 5, 1997
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HEAVEN'S COAST is an anatomy of loss: tender, heartbreaking, consoling and, ultimately, incredibly moving. Beginning with the first onset of AIDS and its lengthening shadow over a blissful relationship, the book follows the shifting patterns between two loves as the illness takes hold - the change in them and the change in the way they perceive the world, through the lens of grief. Doty examines the nature of AIDS as opposed to other illnesses, the responses of society, the frustration of medical care and the exhausting - and occasionally uplifting - burden of caring for the dying at home.
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