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I have only one thing to say - this is one of the most beautiful books I have ever read, in every sense of the word.
His positive attitude helped his partner to gain strength and to keep going through the most difficult time of his life.
This book is certainly a tangible gift from Mark to Wally, but the sheer beauty of the writing is a gift to the reader.
I first read this book many years ago, and time has not diluted Mark Doty's impact in the telling of the death of his beloved Wally. Read morePublished 6 months ago by L. Roach
I have eight bookcases in my office crammed with books - mostly on topics of business, communication and spirituality. I keep them for reference. Read morePublished 6 months ago by J. P. Reynolds
Mark Doty's books are some of the best written books I've ever read - this was the first of his I read. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Doris E. Cowan
There is no doubt Mark Doty writes beautifully, descriptive. However, the story of his loss is mired by the first 1/3 to 1/2 of the book. Read morePublished on March 5, 2012 by LoudAndChanticleer
Until you have waited for the funeral home to collect the remains of your spouse, until you have cleaned up and cared for them and they slip through your fingers and until you are... Read morePublished on April 16, 2011 by Kevin Graves
Mark Doty's memoir, Heaven's Coast, is one of the most poetic books I've read in a long time. Ripe with the most vivid imagery, Doty's talent as a poet shines through in his... Read morePublished on March 15, 2009 by CL
Heaven's Coast is a book about loss. Mark Doty approaches this topic through the loss of his beloved partner through AIDS, but, to me, this was not a book about AIDS. Read morePublished on August 6, 2007 by J Martin Jellinek
Doty's memoir shimmers with love, with joy, with pain, with grief. His prose is as rich and lyrical as his poetry. Read morePublished on March 11, 2007 by Nina Bennett
Nor was it supposed to be a book about AIDS. Doty writes magnificently about the loss of a loved one, and the grief, in its many forms, that follows. Read morePublished on October 21, 2005 by Gordie