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Close to the knives

a memoir of disintegration

by David Wojnarowicz

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wojnarowicz, David -- Health,
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- United States -- Biography,
    • Gay men -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Wojnarowicz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC607.A26 W63 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination276 p. ;
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1888756M
      ISBN 100679732276
      LC Control Number90050210

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