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    • Hold Tight Gently

    • Michael Callen, Essex Hemphill, and the Battlefield of AIDS
    • By: Martin Duberman
    • Narrated by: Anthony Bowden
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In December 1995, the FDA approved the release of protease inhibitors, the first effective treatment for AIDS. For countless people, the drug offered a reprieve from what had been a death sentence; for others, it was too late. In the United States alone, over 318,000 people had already died from AIDS-related complications - among them the singer Michael Callen and the poet Essex Hemphill. Meticulously researched and evocatively told, Hold Tight Gently is the celebrated historian Martin Duberman’s poignant memorial to those lost to AIDS and to two of the great unsung heroes of the early years of the epidemic.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful book about the struggle to survive

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-22-16

    Regular price: $29.95