Justin Chin's 98 Wounds PDF

By Justin Chin

ISBN-10: 1933149574

ISBN-13: 9781933149578

"A homosexual, punk-rock chinese language American within the age of AIDS, Chin confronts all demeanour of hypocrisy."—San Francisco Chronicle

98 Wounds is a sequence of improbably associated tales that reimagines and reconciles the abject, the outlaw, the ostracized, the misfits, and the cranky contrarians between us.

Gay humans have by no means been as free—or divided—as in contemporary society. because the homosexual majority surges into the mainstream, a social build has emerged depicting "Good Gays" and "Bad Gays." unending mythmaking is going into dehumanizing the Bad.

Barebackers, poz sexpigs, meth-users, sexual libertines, and fetishists were blamed, shamed, and disdained. Any vicious untruth or loathsome rumor approximately them—even these opposite to technological know-how or universal sense—is approved with no question.

The characters populating 98 Wounds run roughshod in a urban spiraling in the direction of cave in. They dealer pressing wants in consistent pursuit of identification, obsession, rituals of desire, even the simplicity of a normal lifestyles. They unwaveringly root for his or her personal knowing of belonging, contentment, excitement, and love.

In 98 Wounds, both we're all damned, or we're all stored: a sentiment that speaks to all cultures in those doubtful times.

Award-winning author Justin Chin is the writer of six books, together with Bite difficult (Manic D Press) and Mongrel (St. Martin's Press). His works were extensively anthologized. Born in Malaysia, raised and expert in Singapore, shipped to the U.S. in terms of Hawaii, he presently lives in San Francisco, California.

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