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Monette, Paul

Born: 1945 AD
Died: 1995 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Biographers, Writers

1945 – Born on October 16th in Lawrence, Massachusetts. American author and poet whose work often explored homosexual relationships and the devastating effects of the AIDS epidemic.

1960 – He met Roger Horwitz, who was to be his lover for over twenty years.

1967 – Graduated from from Yale University.

1988-1992 – He was best known for his autobiographies, Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir and Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story.

         – Monette wrote extensively about the years of their battles with AIDS (Borrowed Time) and how he himself coped with losing a lover to AIDS (Love Alone).

         – Wrote two important novels about AIDS, Afterlife and Halfway Home.  

1995 – Died on February 10th in Los Angeles, California.