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When we rise : my life in the movement /
Cleve Jones.
edition
First trade paperback edition.
imprint
New York : Hachette Books, 2017.
description
viii, 292 pages : black and white illustrations ; 20 cm
ISBN
0316315419, 9780316315418
format(s)
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imprint
New York : Hachette Books, 2017.
isbn
0316315419
9780316315418
contents note
Ghost ranch -- Gay Liberation Arizona Desert -- Polk Street -- Betty Blender finds a tree house -- Struggling for solidarity -- Going to the tubs -- On the road -- Père Lachaise -- On Barer Strasse -- Homesick -- Ten million queers -- Back to Scott -- Anita Bryant -- Summer of '77 -- Supervisor Harvey Bernard Milk -- Building the army -- Raise the sky -- A victory and a massacre -- A long winter -- White night -- We march on Washington -- Sacramento -- The avalanche -- One thousand dead -- Needle and thread -- A stupid idea -- We bring a quilt -- Ricardo -- Loma Prieta -- Counting the days -- The president sees the quilt -- A new world -- Making Milk -- Proposition 8 -- New life -- Meet in the middle -- National equality march -- Equality across America -- "Something greater than once they were.".
general note
"The partial inspiration for the forthcoming ABC miniseries..."--Cover page [4].
Includes a reading group guide.
abstract
A longtime LGBTQ and AIDS activist offers an account of his life from sexually liberated 1970s San Francisco, through the AIDS crisis, and up to his present-day involvement with the marriage equality battle.
catalogue key
11420256

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