Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Aretha, David. No Compromise: The Story of Harvey Milk

Aretha, David No Compromise: The Story of Harvey Milk
Morgan Reynolds 2009 128p
978-1-59935-129-2 ms/hs Biography of activist Harvey Milk VG-BNS
Civil Rights Movement(MR)#8

Biography of gay rights activist, Harvey Milk. This volume traces his life and his impact on Civil Rights in the United States.
A balanced and readable biography of gay rights activist Harvey Milk. Readers will be drawn along as Harvey emerges from a young man questioning his sexuality to a champion for civil rights, not only for the GLBT community, but for every individual faced with discrimination. From the mauve page decoration to the abundant quantity and quality of the photos, this is an attractive and interesting volume. A timeline, extensive bibliographical information, and index complete the volume. With the release of the acclaimed, Academy Award-nominated film in 2009, readers will be interested in learning more about the controversial figure. This volume is an excellent point to begin research. Naismith, Pat

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