A Question of Mercy: A Play Based on the Essay by Richard Selzer - Rabe, David (Paperback)David Rabe (author)
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 22/01/1998
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Thomas and Anthony are lovers struggling with Anthony's final, exhausting battle with AIDS. Joined by their friend Susanah and a retired doctor, whose help Thomas has requested, they fashion a heartbreaking friendship as they work through the stages of a plan to relieve Anthony of his illness and his life. Each character does battle with the moral and legal issues that attend the decision to help Anthony die - is this murder or mercy? Rabe creates a passionate depiction of four people confronted with the reality of a loved one's fight with death, and a compelling dramatic event that poses the question: "What would you do?"
Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 159 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 13 mm
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