The After-Death Room

The After-Death Room

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A memoir examining the AIDS epidemic from a global, spiritual and physical perspective, and the shifting territory where those perspectives meet, by a journalist and Yoga teacher living with AIDS. In this Lambda Literary Award Finalist book, McColly humanises the too-often faceless struggles of people living with HIV/AIDS all over the world, and at home.My cousina#39;s husband was over there and a few neighbor kids had an uncle or brother whoa#39;d been drafted. ... My images of Vietnam now came from the personal essays of students and the memories transcribed in them. ... Students wrote their first drafts and I read them quickly until I came to the essay written by the Vietnamese woman with the scarred cheek ... It was in that class, too, that I heard other 125 V.

Title:The After-Death Room
Author:Michael McColly
Publisher:Soft Skull Press - 2006-09-25


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