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Landscape without Gravity: A Memoir of Grief

By: Ascher, Barbara Lazear

Price: $4.38

Publisher: Penguin Books, 1994-05-01

In July 1989 Barbara Lazear Ascher learned that her brother, Bobby, had died of AIDS at the age of thirty-one. With an older sister's efficiency, she notified her parents and arranged Bobby's cremation; then, almost against her will, she began to grieve. This extraordinary book is a record of what she encountered in that "landscape without gravity." Here is a bold account of a sister coming to terms with her brother's death and with the type of grief that arises only... View more info

Geography of the Heart

By: Johnson, Fenton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scribner, 1996-05-01

Book in excellent condition. Clean pages and tight binding. Dust jacket in excellent condition with just a small crease mark from shelving on the lower spine edge. A few page corners have been folded for place keeping. Ships same or next day. View more info

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My Own Country: A Doctor's Story

By: Verghese, Abraham

Price: $3.78

Publisher: Vintage, 1995-04-25

Nestled in the Smoky Mountains of eastern Tennessee, the town of Johnson City had always seemed exempt from the anxieties of modern American life. But when the local hospital treated its first AIDS patient, a crisis that had once seemed an "urban problem" had arrived in the town to stay. Working in Johnson City was Abraham Verghese, a young Indian doctor specializing in infectious diseases. Dr. Verghese became by necessity the local AIDS expert, soon besieged by a sh... View more info