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Lisicky, Paul

Summary: "When Paul Lisicky arrived in Provincetown in the early 1990s, he was leaving behind a history of family trauma to live in a place outside of time. In this idyllic haven, known for its values of inclusion, acceptance, and art, Lisicky searches for love and soon finds a sense of belonging. At the same time, the community is consumed by the AIDS crisis, and the very structure of Town life is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greywolf Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LISICKY, PAUL LIS

France, David

Summary: "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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 FRA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1 FRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1969 FRA

Rawl, Paige.

Summary: "A teenager's memoir of the experinces of bullying, being HIV positive and surviving the experiences to become a force for positive change in this world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 RAW

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 RAW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 RAW

Palfreman, Jon

Summary: "A star science journalist with Parkinson's reveals the inner workings of this perplexing disease. Seven million people worldwide suffer from Parkinson's-- with sixty thousand new cases diagnosed each year in the U.S. alone-- and it remains an enigma, with doctors, researchers, and patients hunting for a cure. In Brain Storms, award-winning journalist Jon Palfreman tells their story, a story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.83 PAL

Van Tilburg, Christopher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.0252 TIL

Landwirth, Henri.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: s.n. 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 LAN

Duberman, Martin B

Summary: "In December 1995, the FDA approved the release of protease inhibitors, the first effective treatment for AIDS. For countless people, the drug offered a reprieve from what had been a death sentence; for others, it was too late. In the United States alone, over 318,000 people had died from AIDS-related complications--among them were the singer Michael Callen and the poet Essex Hemphill. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Distribution Services 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.9792 DUB

Summary: Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ANG

Summary: The story of the brave young men and women who successfully reversed the tide of an epidemic, demanded the attention of a fearful nation, and stopped AIDS from becoming a death sentence. This improbable group of activists bucked oppression and infiltrated government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry, helping to identify promising new medication and treatments and move them through trials...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sundance Selects 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF HOW

Summary: A difficult look at a country whose children are being orphaned at an alarming rate due to AIDS, their lack of education, and how they try to survive living in one of the poorest countries in the world. Includes interviews with President Bill Clinton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF I

Webel, Allison R.

Summary: "Completely updated to the current care guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and elsewhere, this book addresses the current emphasis on managing medications for HIV treatment and many of the illnesses that commonly occur along with HIV. Combining the latest medical advice with the ideas of hundreds of people living with HIV, the book is helpful for adults living with HIV, and for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bull Publishing Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.97 WEB

Summary: Rocky went to India as a disillusioned tourist with no close family of his own. When he met a group of children with HIV, he decided to stay and devote his life to them. To the children, he becomes 'Rocky Anna,' or brother. The documentary features longtime friend Steve Hoover, as he traces Rocky's story of working in the village of Tamil Nadu, India for five years. The film illustrates his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC Bl

Summary: A year in the life of a group of friends who love, fight, and laugh together as they face important social issues such as AIDS, homosexuality, drug abuse, and homelessness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE REN

Notaro, Tig.

Contents: disc 1. Tig Notaro live -- disc 2. Tig Notaro live at the Moth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Secretly Canadian 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN NOT

Summary: Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh, an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six, and Sunni political candidate who is an outspoken critic of the occupation but passionate about the need to establish democracy in Iraq. As his waiting room is filled daily with patients suffering the physical and mental effects of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MY

Giblin, James.

Summary: Relates the stories of three of the most serious and damaging diseases: the Black Death, smallpox, and AIDS, showing the suffering of the victims, the efforts of scientists and doctors, and its distastrous impacts on the affected populations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.49 GIB

Summary: Part one follows the trail of a medical mystery which began in 1981 when five gay men in Los Angeles were diagnosed with a deadly new disease. Traces the international response in the first years of the epidemic, contrasting moments of inspirational leadership with the tragedy of missed opportunities. Reveals the astounding spread of the infection to over 70 million infections in 2006. Part...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AGE

Shilts, Randy.

Summary: An investigative account of the medical, sexual, and scientific questions surrounding the spread of AIDS across the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.9792 SHI

Sickels, Carter

Summary: "Small-town Appalachia doesn't have a lot going for it, but it's where Brian is from, where his family is, and where he's chosen to return to die. At eighteen, Brian, like so many other promising young gay men, arrived in New York City without much more than a love for the freedom and release from his past that it promised. But within six short years, AIDS would claim his lover, his friends,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hub City Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SIC
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Brown, Theresa

Summary: Practicing nurse and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown invites readers to experience not just a day in the life of a nurse but all the life that happens in just one day on a hospital cancer ward. In her skilled hands, as both a dedicated nurse and an insightful chronicler of events, we are given an unprecedented view into the individual struggles as well as the larger truths about medicine...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.02 Brown 2015

Weissman, David

Summary: Explores the impact of the AIDS crisis in San Francisco during the 1980s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WE

Summary: This HBO Films drama tells the dramatic, poignant and often-exasperating story of the early days of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial. This film boasts an all-star cast,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOR

Summary: Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the trauma of WWII internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art. But then 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets and a local filmmaker brings him to her home to confront his pain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts Alliance America 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CAT

Horowitz, Richard.

Summary: "When Dr. Richard Horowitz moved to the Hudson Valley over a decade ago to start his own medical practice, he didn't know that he would be jumping into the center of one of the fiercest, most heated medical disputes being waged today. The ongoing debate over Lyme disease as a chronic illness has made it difficult for sufferers to find care, as doctors are in many cases unable or unwilling to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.9246 HOR

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