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Borrowed Time / Love Alone / Becoming a Man
Borrowed Time / Love Alone / Becoming a Man Author:Paul Monette This Triangle Classics edition brings together Paul Monette;s three most celebrated works: Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoirs; Love Alone; Eighteen Elegies for Rog; and Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story. — Widely considered a landmark personal chronicle of the AIDS epidemic, Borrowed Time (1968) depicts the day-to-day battles Monette and hi beloved f... more »rind Roger Horwitz waged for nearly twenty months until Horwitz succumbed at age forty-four.
Love Alone, also published to great acclaim in 1988, comprises a cycle of eighteen poems written during the first five months after Horwitz's death.
Winner of the 1992 National Book Award for Nonfiction, Becoming a Man is a breathtakingly honest and eloquent memoir of Monette's growing up gay in the '50s and struggling to break free of "the closet" and come out.« less