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Close to the knives : a memoir of disintegration / David Wojnarowicz ; introduction by Olivia Laing.

Close to the knives : a memoir of disintegration / David Wojnarowicz ; introduction by Olivia Laing.
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ISBN 9781786890276 (paperback)
Author Wojnarowicz, David author.
Title Close to the knives : a memoir of disintegration / David Wojnarowicz ; introduction by Olivia Laing.
Publisher/Date Edinburgh : Canongate Books Ltd, 2017.
©1991
Pagination etc. viii, 288 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Canons (Canongate Books Ltd.)
Contents note First published in the United States in 1991 by Vintage Books.
Summary Note From the author's violent childhood in suburbia to eventual homelessness on the streets and piers of New York City, to recognition as one of the most provocative artists of his generation - Close to the Knives is his powerful and iconoclastic memoir. Street life, drugs, art and nature, family, AIDS, politics, friendship and acceptance: Wojnarowicz challenges us to examine our lives - politically, socially, emotionally, and aesthetically.
Subject - Name Wojnarowicz, David -- Health
Wojnarowicz, David
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- United States -- Biography
Gay men -- United States -- Biography
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Artists -- United States -- 20th century -- Biography
Artists -- United States -- Biography
Autobiographies.
Added Author Laing, Olivia writer of introduction.
Shelf Location 362.19697 WOJN
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