The Gifts of the Body

The Gifts of the Body

Book - 1995
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The narrator is a volunteer in a home for people with AIDS and describes the wear and tear on her nerves as patient after patient dies. The breaking point comes when a fellow worker contracts the disease, whereupon she quits.
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1995
Edition: First HarperPerennial edition
ISBN: 9780060926533
0060926538
Branch Call Number: FICTION Bro
Characteristics: v, 165 pages ; 21 cm

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Jul 04, 2011

For a survivor of the AIDS epidemic and one who held the hands of many friends as they died, this book was a transformation: the most realistic and powerful portrayl of the experience in its BEAUTY. Rebecca's writing is a joy -- she leads you into the depths of the experience of a caretaker and into compassion for those wasting with the diseas in the '80's. With many local points of reference, if felt to me as if i were living the book...

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