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May 28, 1996
| ISBN 9780679754756
Sep 08, 2010
| ISBN 9780307764522
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May 28, 1996 | ISBN 9780679754756
Sep 08, 2010 | ISBN 9780307764522
The eight stories in this erotic and heartbreaking collection are barometers of difference. They measure the distance between an American expatriate and the Frenchman who tutors him in table manners and rough sex; the gulf between a man dying of AIDS and his uncomprehending relatives.
Edmund White was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1940. His fiction includes the autobiographical trilogy A Boy’s Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, and The Farewell Symphony, as well as Caracole, Forgetting Elena, Nocturnes for the King of Naples, and Skinned Alive, a collection of… More about Edmund White
"Wrenching, glorious, seductive . . . urgent and kinetic . . . delectably precise."–San Francisco Examiner
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