Holding the Man

  • by Timothy Conigrave
  • Narrated by Stephen Phillips
  • 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The mid-'70s: at an all-boys Catholic school in Melbourne, Timothy Conigrave falls wildly and sweetly in love with the captain of the football team. So begins a relationship that weathers disapproval, separation and ultimately death.
With honesty and insight, Holding the Man explores the highs and lows of any partnership and the strength of heart both men have to find when they test positive for HIV. This is a book as refreshing and uplifting as it is moving - a funny and sad and celebratory account of growing up gay.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Powerful and Stunning

I watched the film first (Which I never normally do) and wanted to know more. This book is one of the most amazing, poignant emotional rollercoaster of a book. What an amazing author who was taken far to soon. This book is a MUST read, just remember the tissues.
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- Andy Sargeant

Raw and relevant.

Loved it. Brutally reflecting what might have happened to me. and what did not. Re awakened my fears and encouraged my celebration of life as is now unfolds.
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 31-05-2016
  • Publisher: Audible Studios