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Oscar Moore (23 March 1960 - 12 September 1996)Picardie, Justine. [1] "Obituary: Oscar Moore", The Independent, London, September 18, 1996. was a British journalist and the author of one novel, A Matter of Life and Sex, published in 1991 originally under the pseudonym Alec F. Moran (an anagram for roman clef). He grew up in London and read English at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, graduating in 1982. He worked as a journalist and critic, under his own name and various pseudonyms, to such magazines as Time Out, I-D, The Times, Punch, The Evening Standard, and The Fred Magazine (in which his novel was first serialized). He was editor of The Business of Film magazine during the mid-1980s, and served as editor of the journal Screen International from 1991 until his death.

A Matter of Life and Sex is an autobiographical novel recounting the coming of age of a gay man, Hugo Harvey, who engages in sex from a young age and later, during college, works at least part-time as a prostitute, contracting HIV/AIDS in the mid-1980s before the advent of effective anti-HIV drugs. The novel describes the protagonist's relationships with his family (most significantly with his mother), his school friends, his casual sex mates, and with other friends battling HIV/AIDS. Moore himself has been described as "handsome, bright, witty, and gay,"Picardie, Justine. [2] "Obituary: Oscar Moore", The Independent, London, September 18, 1996. and worked occasionally as a male escort in addition to his magazine work. He lived with HIV for the last 13 years of his life, and from 1993 to 1996 wrote a regular column for The Guardian entitled "PWA (Person With AIDS)." Moore lost his sight owing to his HIV infection and died of AIDS-related illness in 1996 at the age of 36.Picardie, Justine. [3] "Obituary: Oscar Moore", The Independent, London, September 18, 1996. A book collecting his "PWA" columns was published a month after his death. A stage adaptation was produced in London in 2001.Gardner, Lyn (2001). [4] "Theatre Review: PWA: The Diaries of Oscar Moore", The Guardian, London, October 19, 2001.

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Total Books: 8
Pwa Looking Aids In the Face
1996 - Pwa Looking Aids in the Face (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780330351935
ISBN-10: 0330351931
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A Matter of Life and Sex  A Novel
1993 - A Matter of Life and Sex a Novel [Plume Fiction] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780452270060
ISBN-10: 0452270065
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Vergluht
1993 - Vergluht [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783861870074
ISBN-10: 386187007X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Matter of Life and Sex
1992 - A Matter of Life and Sex (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525934844
ISBN-10: 0525934847
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Matter of Life and Sex
1992 - Matter of Life and Sex (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140168266
ISBN-10: 0140168265
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Matter of Life and Sex
1991 - Matter of Life and Sex (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781873736005
ISBN-10: 1873736002
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Un Asunto de Vida y Sexo
Un Asunto De VIda Y Sexo [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9788440662408
ISBN-10: 8440662408
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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