How to survive a plague : the inside story of how citizens and science tamed AIDS
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Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
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Aurora Hills Adult Nonfiction
362.1969792 FRANC
Central Adult Nonfiction
362.1969792 FRANC
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Aurora Hills Adult Nonfiction
362.1969792 FRANC
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Jan 12, 2019
Central Adult Nonfiction
362.1969792 FRANC
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Sep 1, 2019
Shirlington Adult Nonfiction
362.1969792 FRANC
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Oct 19, 2019
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Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
x, 624 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illlustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Language
English
ISBN
9780307700636, 0307700631

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"From the creator of and inspired by the seminal documentary of the same name--an Oscar nominee--the definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic, and the powerful, heroic stories of the gay activists who refused to die without a fight. Intimately reported, this is the story of the men and women who, watching their friends and lovers fall, ignored by public officials, religious leaders, and the nation at large, and confronted with shame and hatred, chose to fight for their right to live. We witness the founding of ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group), the rise of an underground drug market in opposition to the prohibitively expensive (and sometimes toxic) AZT, and the gradual movement toward a lifesaving medical breakthrough. With his unparalleled access to this community David France illuminates the lives of extraordinary characters, including the closeted Wall Street trader-turned-activist; the high school dropout who found purpose battling pharmaceutical giants in New York; the South African physician who helped establish the first officially recognized buyers' club at the height of the epidemic; and the public relations executive fighting to save his own life for the sake of his young daughter. Expansive yet richly detailed, this is an insider's account of a pivotal moment in the history of American civil rights"--,Provided by publisher.
Description
"A history of AIDS activism in New York in the early years of the plague"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

France, D. (2016). How to survive a plague: the inside story of how citizens and science tamed AIDS. First edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

France, David. 2016. How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

France, David, How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.

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France, David. How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS. First edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. Print.

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