The Resource The pox lover : an activist's decade in New York and Paris, Anne-christine d'Adesky, (ebook)

The pox lover : an activist's decade in New York and Paris, Anne-christine d'Adesky, (ebook)

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The pox lover : an activist's decade in New York and Paris
Title
The pox lover
Title remainder
an activist's decade in New York and Paris
Statement of responsibility
Anne-christine d'Adesky
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Language
eng
Summary
The Pox Lover is a personal history of the turbulent 1990s in New York City and Paris by a pioneering American AIDS journalist, lesbian activist, and daughter of French-Haitian elites. In an account that is by turns searing, hectic, and funny, Anne-Christine d'Adesky remembers "the poxed generation" of AIDS-their lives, their battles, and their determination to find love and make art in the heartbreaking years before lifesaving protease drugs arrived. d'Adesky takes us through a fast-changing East Village: squatter protests and civil disobedience lead to all-night drag and art-dance parties, the fun-loving Lesbian Avengers organize dyke marches, and the protest group ACT UP stages public funerals. Traveling as a journalist to Paris, an insomniac d'Adesky trolls the Seine, encountering waves of exiles fleeing violence in the Balkans, Haiti, and Rwanda. As the last of the French Nazis stand trial and the new National Front rises in the polls, d'Adesky digs into her aristocratic family's roots in Vichy France and colonial Haiti. This is a testament with a message for every generation: grab at life and love, connect with others, fight for justice, keep despair at bay, and remember
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Midwest
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D'Adesky, Anne-Christine
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Living out: gay and lesbian autobiographies
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  • D'Adesky, Anne-Christine
  • Women political activists
  • AIDS activists
  • Journalists
Target audience
adult
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The pox lover : an activist's decade in New York and Paris, Anne-christine d'Adesky, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780299311186
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12224876
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remote
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12224876
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MWT12224876
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The pox lover : an activist's decade in New York and Paris, Anne-christine d'Adesky, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780299311186
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12224876
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12224876
System control number
MWT12224876
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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