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98 Wounds (Paperback)

Author:  Justin Chin
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 1933149574
ISBN-13: 9781933149578
Sku: 220728592
Publish Date: 12/13/2011
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.25L x 0.25T
Pages:  121
"98 Wounds" contains improbably-linked stories re-imagining and reconciling the abject, the outlaw, the ostracized, and the cranky contrarians among us.
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"A gay, punk-rock Chinese American in the age of AIDS, Chin confronts all manner of hypocrisy."—San Francisco Chronicle

98 Woundsis a series of improbably linked stories that reimagines and reconciles the abject, the outlaw, the ostracized, the misfits, and the cranky contrarians among us.

Gay people have never been as free—or divided—as in today's society. As the gay majority surges into the mainstream, a social construct has emerged depicting "Good Gays" and "Bad Gays." Endless mythmaking goes into dehumanizing the Bad.

Barebackers, poz sexpigs, meth-users, sexual libertines, and fetishists have been blamed, shamed, and disdained. Any vicious untruth or loathsome rumor about them—even those contrary to science or common sense—is accepted without question.

The characters populating98 Woundsrun roughshod in a city spiraling towards collapse. They broker urgent desires in constant pursuit of identity, obsession, rituals of hope, even the simplicity of an ordinary life. They unwaveringly root for their own understanding of belonging, contentment, pleasure, and love.

In98 Wounds, either we are all damned, or we are all saved: a sentiment that speaks to all cultures in these uncertain times.

Award-winning writer Justin Chinis the author of six books, includingBite Hard(Manic D Press) andMongrel(St. Martin's Press). His works have been widely anthologized. Born in Malaysia, raised and educated in Singapore, shipped to the United States by way of Hawaii, he currently lives in San Francisco, California.

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