Heaven's Coast: A Memoir
The harmonious existence shared by poet Mark Doty
and his companion of many years, Wally Roberts, was shattered in 1989 when
Wally tested positive for HIV. From diagnosis to the initial signs of deterioration
to the heartbreaking hour when Wally is released from his body's ruined vessel,
offers an intimate chronicle of love, its hardships, and its innumerable gifts.