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Read online Geography Of The Heart.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Geography Of The Heart In this poignant memoir the author interweaves two fascinating stories his own upbringing as the youngest of nine children of a Kentucky whiskey maker and that of his lover Larry Rose the only child of German Jews survivors of the Holocaust With grace and affectionate humor he follows their relationship from their first meeting through Larry s death I m so lucky his lover told him repeatedly even as he was confronting HIV Denial pure and simple Johnson told himself until our third and final trip to Paris where on our last night in the city we sat together in the courtyard of the Picasso Museum There I turned to him and said I m so lucky and it was as if the time allotted to him to teach me this lesson the time allotted to me to learn it had been consumed and there was nothing left but the facts of things to play out by Fenton Johnson

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Geography Of The Heart
Title:Geography Of The Heart
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ISBN:0671009834
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Number of Pages:240
Category:memoir, non-fiction, queer, gay, glbt
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Crossing The River: A Novel, The Man Who Loved Birds, Scissors, Paper, Rock: A Novel, Songs Of The Soil, Everywhere Home: A Life in Essays, Visions Of The Dusk, Geography Of The Heart, Keeping Faith: A Skeptic's Journey, Tales of Darkest America, The Champion Magazine, Vol. 1: September, 1916 (Classic Reprint)
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