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The Embrace: Poetry by Rose Auslander

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Nurses On The Inside: Review by Hank Trout

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Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371: Review

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Based on a True Story: Review

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All That Heaven Allows: Review

All that Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson by Mark Griffin HarperCollins Reviewed by Hank Trout The title of Mark Griffin’s biography of Rock Hudson—All that...

The Sea Is Quiet Tonight: Review

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