Monette, Paul

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Born: Oct 16, 1945 AD
Died: 1995 AD, at 49 years of age.

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.
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