Holding the Man

  • by Timothy Conigrave
  • Narrated by Stephen Phillips
  • 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The mid-'70s: at an all-boys Catholic school in Melbourne, Timothy Conigrave falls wildly and sweetly in love with the captain of the football team. So begins a relationship that weathers disapproval, separation and ultimately death.
With honesty and insight, Holding the Man explores the highs and lows of any partnership and the strength of heart both men have to find when they test positive for HIV. This is a book as refreshing and uplifting as it is moving - a funny and sad and celebratory account of growing up gay.

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The most beautiful love story

I first saw the movie and was so moved that I wanted more of the intimate story of John & Tim.
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- papa825

An Beautiful Love Story!

This is the only book the ever made me cry. A wonderful memoir of two people at the dawning of a new world and the harsh realities of opposition they faced. A true inspirational life long love story.
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- Lee Kelly "LordTedBear"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-31-2016
  • Publisher: Audible Studios