The Resource Quicksand : HIV/AIDS in our lives, Anonymous

Quicksand : HIV/AIDS in our lives, Anonymous

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Quicksand : HIV/AIDS in our lives
Title
Quicksand
Title remainder
HIV/AIDS in our lives
Statement of responsibility
Anonymous
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Weaving together her own story with straightforward questions and answers, the author explains the real ways that HIV/AIDS can be transmitted and explores the common experiences and emotions that might be encountered by friends and family members of someone who has the virus. She also discusses why HIV/AIDS is often still kept a secret and the importance of treating this condition like any other. With up-to-date medical information that has been thoroughly vetted by experts, this first-person narrative offers an invaluable look at what it is like to watch someone you know battle HIV/AIDS
Title
Quicksand
Summary
Weaving together her own story with straightforward questions and answers, the author explains the real ways that HIV/AIDS can be transmitted and explores the common experiences and emotions that might be encountered by friends and family members of someone who has the virus. She also discusses why HIV/AIDS is often still kept a secret and the importance of treating this condition like any other. With up-to-date medical information that has been thoroughly vetted by experts, this first-person narrative offers an invaluable look at what it is like to watch someone you know battle HIV/AIDS
Subject
Genre
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335539
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.97/92
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adolescent
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HIV/AIDS in our world
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HIV/AIDS in our world
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by Anonymous
Label
Quicksand : HIV/AIDS in our lives, Anonymous
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-98) and index
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  • ALL_BRANCHES
Contents
Why I wrote this book: the still hidden world of HIV/AIDS in America -- Quicksand: Jay's diagnosis -- False fears: ways the virus is not spread -- Trapped by stigma: keeping Jay's secret -- Hit by a ton of bricks: the emotional toll -- Slowly stealing life: Jay's treatment and side effects -- Lifelines: still be a friend -- Many small deaths: Jay's final days -- Vision of hope: another family story
Control code
2009007761
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
103 p.
Isbn
9780763615895
Lccn
2009007761
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.b12757093
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn312444691

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