Holding the Man by Timothy Conigrave

Holding the Man

Timothy Conigrave

300 pages first pub 1995 (editions)

nonfiction biography lgbtqia+ memoir emotional hopeful sad slow-paced
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From the land of Down Under comes this true story about a male high school drama student who falls in love with the captain of the football team. Winner of the United Nations Human Rights Award for Nonfiction, HOLDING THE MAN has been adapted into...

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emotional 94%
sad 89%
reflective 55%
challenging 31%
inspiring 29%
funny 28%
hopeful 21%
informative 21%
tense 13%
dark 9%
lighthearted 4%
adventurous 1%
relaxing 1%


medium 67%
fast 17%
slow 15%

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