Penitent, with Roses: An HIV+ Mother Reflects

Penitent with Roses An HIV Mother Reflects A collection of essays by a white middle class heterosexual Jewish mother describes the birth of her son her diagnosis with AIDS when he was eleven months old and her experiences as an AIDS activi

  • Title: Penitent, with Roses: An HIV+ Mother Reflects
  • Author: Paula W. Peterson
  • ISBN: 9781584651284
  • Page: 225
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A collection of essays by a white, middle class, heterosexual Jewish mother describes the birth of her son, her diagnosis with AIDS when he was eleven months old, and her experiences as an AIDS activist and hotline volunteer.

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    1. I chose to read this book in recognition of HIV/AIDS Awareness Month, which won the 2000 Katharine Bakeless Nason Creative Nonfiction Prize. It is a collection of essays written by a woman named Paula W. Peterson, who is not the typical person that you envision when you hear the word “HIV” or “AIDS.”Paula is a white, Jewish, middle-class, married woman with an 11-month old baby when she receives the devastating news that she is stricken with AIDS. She is not a prostitute or an intravenou [...]

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