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    DescriptionSean Strub arrived in Washington, D.C. in 1976 harbouring 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 early '80s, Strub turned to activism to combat discrimination and demand research. Strub takes readers through his own diagnosis and inside ACT UP, the activist organisation that transformed a stigmatised cause into one of the defining political movements of our time.


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    Title
    Body Counts
    Subtitle
    A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS and Survival
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sean O'Brien Strub
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 422
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781451661958
    ISBN 10: 1451661959
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC subject category V2: BM
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15580
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP050
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/GAY
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/AIDS
    BIC subject category V2: JFFH2
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A31544300
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: G65323048
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HEA039020, BIO026000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO031000
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.0.0.0.0
    DC22: 362.19697/920092
    DC23: 306.7662092
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: VFJB, DNC, JBFN, MJCJ2, JBSJ
    LC classification: RC606.55.S77 A3 2014
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Publication date
    16 January 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "A beautiful book...brings back the 80s and 90s and the danger of AIDS, the uncertainties of AIDS."--Bill Goldstein "WNBC-TV s Weekend Today in New York ""