Below 200 by Ronald Alexander

By Ronald Alexander

In 1987, while Chris Hale exams optimistic for the AIDS virus, he's thirty-seven years outdated and does not anticipate to work out 40. it's a time whilst HIV an infection indicates dying. As Chris seems to be again over his lifestyles taking inventory, thoughts of his father--who died from emphysema and whom he believes neither enjoyed nor authorized him--now hang-out him. Chris, who is stored his sexual identification mystery, spends his time outdoor paintings within the bars and on the gymnasium and hasn't ever had a significant dating. After studying that he consists of the virus, he desires to lead a more fit existence yet reveals that he is not able to withstand the entice of alcohol, medicinal drugs, and informal encounters which are part of the scene--until he meets Dean. this pretty guy seems to be every little thing that Chris isn't really: convinced, affectionate, inventive, and extroverted. And he loves his father. but if Dean indicates residing jointly, Chris confides that he's optimistic and learns that Dean hasn't been contaminated. Undeterred, Dean strikes in and issues are nice until eventually a boy from Chris's previous exhibits up. regardless of having chanced on love, Chris is tempted to do medicinal drugs and have interaction in informal intercourse. a sequence of crises, coupled with the ever present issues approximately his well-being, lead Chris to a huge choice. during this introspective, revealing, and infrequently funny novel, Chris struggles to appreciate his kinfolk, his overdue father, his buddies, and his global, that's packed with the health problems and loss of life of acquaintances and previous sexual companions. within the means of taking a look at these round him, and his relationships with them, Chris involves a greater knowing of himself and his means to forgive and to like with no condition.

Show description

Read Online or Download Below 200 PDF

Similar gay fiction books

Rubber Baby Buggy Bumpers

"The Rendezvous, the city’s largest homosexual brothel, is lower than assault, and terrible Logan and his misfit band of detectives needs to music down the wrongdoer ahead of the total position blows up. via an odd flip of occasions, Logan unearths himself stuck together with his pants down, operating away, and taking safe haven within the brothel’s kitchen.

The Final Line

Employees Sergeant Corey Yarwood is an teacher on the easy Reconnaissance direction. His final deployment resulted in horror, yet he cannot take into account these occasions. combating serious PTSD, Corey's ingesting is starting to be uncontrolled. Sean Chandler walks right into a dive bar, and into Corey's existence. An actor and a musician, Sean has the empathy and compassion to sooth Corey's ache, and the power to help him as he struggles to heal.

Down on Your Knees

Denny “The Bull” Doyle steps out of criminal in simple terms to discover a low-level gangster is making an attempt to take over his association. Brendan Newton is a beginner to the crowd, who’s spent an excessive amount of time in entrance of the tv, construction a grand myth concerning the machinations of the underworld. He’s naive and vulnerable, yet he could be the purely likelihood Doyle has.

Al borde: Cuentos (Spanish Edition)

Los cuentos de AL BORDE se desarrollan en espacios urbanos en Europa, Estados Unidos continentales y Puerto Rico. Irrespectivamente del lugar donde viven, los personajes vienen obligados a defenderse de los angeles intolerancia y el abuso por su orientación sexual para poder realizarse en los angeles plenitud very important. A esos factores potencialmente aplastantes se le añade l. a. complejidad irónica que representa los angeles superviviencia con el VIH.

Extra info for Below 200

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.91 of 5 – based on 45 votes