Take Me to Paris, Johnny

Take Me to Paris, Johnny

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John Foster's moving yet unsentimental account of the life of his partner, Juan C spedes. In 1981 the young Cuban dancer Juan is a struggling dancer in NYC. There he meets John, an Australian historian. The two live in New York, where Juan tries to make it on Broadway. They cross the globe together, battling the disease taking the lives of gay men everywhere. Until his final days, Juan is captivating, witty, headstrong. First published in 1993, shortly before Foster's own death from AIDS, this a story told with humour and skill, about a radiant love affair in a time of darkness.

Author: John Foster
Publisher: Text Classics
Published: 12/13/2016
Pages: 256
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 7.70h x 5.10w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9781925355345

Review Citation(s):
Shelf Awareness 01/10/2017

About the Author
John Foster was born in Melbourne in 1944. He studied at the University of Melbourne, then in Germany and the United Kingdom. In 1971 he returned to the University of Melbourne, where for many years he lectured in the Department of History.

John Rickard worked as an actor and singer before taking up a lectureship in history at Monash University. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard University, and Copenhagen University.