Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1995.
First edition, in fine condition with fine dust jacket, as new. Signed by author on tipped-in sheet.
The eight stories in this erotic and heartbreaking collection are barometers of difference. They measure the distance between an American expatriate and the Frenchman who tutors him in table manners and rough sex; the gulf between a man dying of AIDS and his uncomprehending relatives.
Praise for Skinned Alive: Stories…
"Wrenching, glorious, seductive . . . urgent and kinetic . . . delectably precise."--San Francisco Examiner