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Body counts : a memoir of activism, sex, and survival

Author: Sean O'Brien Strub
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Scribner trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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As a politics-obsessed Georgetown freshman, Sean Strub arrived in Washington, DC, from Iowa in 1976, with a plum part-time job running a Senate elevator in the US Capitol. He also harbored a terrifying secret: his attraction to men. As Strub explored the capital’s political and social circles, he discovered a parallel world where powerful men lived double lives shrouded in shame. When the AIDS epidemic hit in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Sean O'Brien Strub; Sean O'Brien Strub; Sean O'Brien Strub
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean O'Brien Strub
ISBN: 9781451661965 1451661967 9781451661958 1451661959
OCLC Number: 892055425
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Commended for Lambda Literary Awards (Gay Memoir/Biography) 2015
Description: x, 431 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: December 1989 New York City --
Out of Iowa --
The Way Out --
Tennessee and Me --
Sphere of Influence --
Making Movement --
Virus and Violence --
Kentucky Fried Closet --
The end of a day like this --
Of Mousetraps and Men --
Stigma and Solidarity --
Testing and Telling --
The Living Room --
Rolo-dead File --
SilenceDeath --
Unexpected Expire --
Keith and Swen --
Cardinal Sin --
Hope Is Hope --
Running Man --
Taking the Helms --
Today Is a Good Day --
The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me --
Ask and Tell --
Launch --
Firsts --
Pharma Watching --
Creating Communities --
Dark Mark --
Feeling Our Pain --
Barebacking --
Eugene and Angel --
Memento Mori --
Recall --
Lazarus --
Stephen --
Postpartum --
Naked to the World --
HIV Is Not a Crime
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