Night Letters

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The Globe Pequot Press , Guilford
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Open LibraryOL24284956M
ISBN 101585745642

Dessaix wrote Night Letters in the mids when he was coming to terms with his own HIV diagnosis, but the book never mentions the incurable disease its narrator is dying from.

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Night Letters By Palmyra LoMonaco Night letter time. When supper is over and the dishes are done, when the clouds blush raspberry red, and a faraway harmonica plays a low, sleepy song, I know that night letter time has come.

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Robert Dessaix was born in Sydney and adopted at an early age by Tom and Jean Jones, after which he was known as Robert Jones, a merchant seaman, was already 55 when Robert was adopted. He was educated at North Sydney Boys High School and the Australian National married in NIGHT LETTERS.

by Robert Dessaix. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON ``Midway along the journey of our life/I woke to find myself in a dark wood,'' this book begins, quoting from Dante's Inferno (a work to which the author frequently refers throughout the text). The words aptly describe the situation in which Dessaix's anonymous protagonist finds himself.

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It's the summer ofand year-old Nisha writes letters each evening to her long-dead mom in THE NIGHT DIARY.

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