Sensing Light

a novel by Mark A. Jacobson

Written in English
Published: Pages: 365 Downloads: 912
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  • Physicians,
  • AIDS (Disease),
  • Fiction

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A stunning story of three doctors" struggles in San Francisco during the first decade of the AIDS epidemic. March, 1979, a young street hustler in San Francisco stumbles into an emergency room with lungs so congested he can barely breathe. Seen by a perplexed medical resident, the patient becomes the first of many thousands to die from a yet-to-be named plague. This is a raw, compelling novel that follows the personal and professional lives of the men and women on the front lines of the emerging AIDS epidemic.

Edition Notes

StatementMark A. Jacobson
LC ClassificationsPS3610.A3567578 S46 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination365 pages
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27213561M
ISBN 10161243570X
ISBN 109781612435701
LC Control Number2015952135

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