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John Foster's moving yet unsentimental account of the life of his partner, Juan Céspedes. In 1981 the young Cuban dancer Juan is a struggling dancer in NYC. There he meets John, an Australian historian. The two live in New York, where Juan tries to make it on Broadway. They cross the globe together, battling the disease taking the lives of gay men everywhere. Until his final days, Juan is captivating, witty, headstrong. First published in 1993, shortly before Foster's own death from AIDS, this a story told with humour and skill, about a radiant love affair in a time of darkness.