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“The Sea Is Quiet Tonight” author visit and reading
May 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
* Has LGBTQ content
* May be of interest to the LGBTQ community
Massachusetts author and activist, Michael Ward will read from his book, The Sea Is Quiet Tonight, followed by a talk back at Room of One’s Own, 315 W Gorham St. Tuesday, May 16 at 6:00 pm.
History can repeat itself. We can not forget.
Michael will be available for an interview on the phone this week or in person May 16. He can be reached at email@example.com
The event is co-sponsored bu the UW Madison LGBT Center.
In this insightful and inspirational memoir, Michael H. Ward returns to the early years of the AIDS epidemic, when so little was known and so few who were diagnosed survived. He chronicles in candid detail his partner Mark’s decline and eventual death. By looking back on these devastating events, the author not only honors a generation lost to the illness but also opens a vital window onto the past, before medication helped save lives and when HIV/AIDS was a death sentence.
The Sea Is Quiet Tonight is heralded as a Kirkus Review Best Book of 2016.
The link to his website, has a video and gallery of photos of the years Mike spent with his partner, Mark.
The Sea Is Quiet Tonight – Home
Homepage for The Sea Is Quiet Tonight, a memoir by Michael H. Ward