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Bleeder : a memoir

Author: Shelby Smoak
Publisher: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'Bleeder' is the incredibly compelling tale of author Shelby Smoak. A hemophiliac, Smoak discovered he had been infected with HIV during a blood transfusion at the start of his college career. This devastating and destabilizing news led Smoak to see his world from an entirely new perspective, one in which life-threatening illness was perpetually just around the corner."--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Memoirs
Biography
Named Person: Shelby Smoak; Shelby Smoak
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelby Smoak
ISBN: 9781609173555 1609173554 9781611860696 1611860695
OCLC Number: 808810642
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Autobiography/Memoir) 2013
Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Autiobiography/Memoir 3) 2013
Description: 199 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Blood --
A man in hiding --
The regular --
Ana --
Sandwich interlude --
Throwing hope away --
The split --
Summer 21 --
The pine cone did it --
Lungs --
Ears --
Yachts --
Sunset upon the heart --
The handbook to dating with HIV --
My Lolita --
Chase Manhattan owns me --
Ankles --
The depressing effect of numbers --
Loose lips --
The unicorn --
Winter is the cruelest season --
Cocktails --
Recovery --
The open door.
Responsibility: Shelby Smoak.

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"'Bleeder' is the incredibly compelling tale of author Shelby Smoak. A hemophiliac, Smoak discovered he had been infected with HIV during a blood transfusion at the start of his college career. This devastating and destabilizing news led Smoak to see his world from an entirely new perspective, one in which life-threatening illness was perpetually just around the corner."--Publisher description.

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