Love and Fatigue in America by Roger King

Love and Fatigue in America

byRoger King

Paperback | February 20, 2014

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When an Englishman receives an invitation from an American university, he embraces it as a jubilant new beginning. Instead, on arrival, he is stricken with a persistent inability to stand up or think straight. Diagnosed with ME disease—also called chronic fatigue syndrome—he moves restlessly across his newly adopted country, searching for a love and a life suited to his new condition. Love and Fatigue in America briskly compresses an illness, a nation, and an era in a masterly blend of literary forms.

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Roger King is the author of four previous novels: Horizontal Hotel, Written on a Stranger’s Map, Sea Level, and A Girl from Zanzibar. Since 1991 he has suffered from ME disease. A native of London, he lives in Leverett, Massachusetts.
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Title:Love and Fatigue in AmericaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:February 20, 2014Publisher:University Of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299287246

ISBN - 13:9780299287245

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Table of Contents

Author’s Note
Washington State, 1900–1991 
New Mexico, 1991–1994
California 1994–1997
Other States, 1997
Massachusetts, 1997–
Acknowledgments

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A painfully beautiful book. It’s also gloriously sexy and . . . among the finest depictions of queer life in 1990s San Francisco.  Poetic, tragic, and often euphoric, it’s the kind of story that I found myself wanting to live inside of.”—The Gay and Lesbian Review