After Midnight, AIDS in Hollywood: The Life and Death of My Husband Brad Davis

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Brad Davis lived a life that mirrored the intensity of his star-making performance in the film Midnight Express. Filled with hope after defeating the alcohol and drug addiction that almost destroyed his career, he was then devastated to learn, in 1985, that he was HIV-positive. He soon discovered that behind the red ribbons of Hollywood was an unforgiving world, and recognized the irony of what he had to do to survive as an actor: he had to live a lie. Susan Bluestein Davis, Brad's wife and partner for twenty ...
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Brad Davis lived a life that mirrored the intensity of his star-making performance in the film Midnight Express. Filled with hope after defeating the alcohol and drug addiction that almost destroyed his career, he was then devastated to learn, in 1985, that he was HIV-positive. He soon discovered that behind the red ribbons of Hollywood was an unforgiving world, and recognized the irony of what he had to do to survive as an actor: he had to live a lie. Susan Bluestein Davis, Brad's wife and partner for twenty years, is keenly aware of the realities of today's Hollywood that demand this heart-wrenching story be told. With an affecting voice, she reveals the highs and lows of an explosive career, the nightmare of addiction, and the heartbreak of AIDS: caring for a loved one who is dying, combating rumors that are almost as corrosive as the disease, and keeping the most important element of your life a secret. A startling take on the entertainment world, After Midnight is also a powerful chronicle of Susan and Brad's enduring love, the kind that provides comfort and hope against great challenges.

The actor's widow shares an intimate account of her husband's silent struggle with AIDS that will open eyes to the shocking realities about AIDS and Hollywood. 16 pp. photo insert. 320 pp. Major author publicity & print feature campaign. 25,000 print. Buyer's Choice

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  • ISBN-13: 9780671796723
  • Publisher: Atria Books
  • Publication date: 4/28/1997
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.35 (w) x 9.47 (h) x 1.11 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2012

    Great Book

    Great book. Written from Susan's viewpoint of her relationship with Brad.

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