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Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration

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In Close to the Knives, David Wojnarowicz gives us an important and timely document: a collection of creative essays — a scathing, sexy, sublimely humorous and honest personal testimony to the "Fear of Diversity in America." From the author's violent childhood in suburbia to eventual homelessness on the streets and piers of New York City, to recognition as one of the most provocative artists of his generation — Close to the Knives is his powerful and iconoclastic memoir. Street life, drugs, art and nature, family, AIDS, politics, friendship and acceptance: Wojnarowicz challenges us to examine our lives — politically, socially, emotionally, and aesthetically.

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ISBN:
9780679732273
Author:
Wojnarowicz, David
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Health Care Delivery
Subject:
Gay Studies
Subject:
AIDS (Disease)
Subject:
Medical
Subject:
Gay men
Subject:
Patients
Subject:
Aids
Subject:
Gay men -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Health
Subject:
AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- United States.
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Gay and Lesbian-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
9312
Publication Date:
19910531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.01x5.21x.79 in. .71 lbs.

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