Sorejaa guddobai: Hirata Yutaka saigo no messeji [Well bye then: the last message of Hirata Yutaka]

Tokyo: Byakuya Shobo, 1994. 246p., wraps. Text in Japanese.

Hirata Yutaka is said to have been the first Japanese to publicly declare that he had AIDS. The authors collaborated with him, as he was going blind, to record his last words and turn them into a book. The work discusses his coming to Tokyo, his school and sexual experiences; his experiences as a performer, and his life in Shinjuku Nichome. The text also includes Hirata' s poetry.

Cat.No: 163237

Price: $45.00

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