My name is Mary: a memoir

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Scribner, Jan 1, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 219 pages
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The artist and AIDS activist who spoke at the 1992 Republican convention recounts her childhood in the shadow of divorce and alcoholism, her struggle with HIV, and her mission to educate the public about AIDS. 100,000 first printing. National ad/promo.

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User Review  - E - Goodreads

Starts slow and overly focused on her socialite status... but this book does a fairly good job of showing the author's move into activism and strength. Uplifting at the end. Read full review

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Mary wrote from the heart with honesty and kindness. I love her sweet nature that comes through in the the book. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Mary Fisher is an accomplished artist and the author of two collections of speeches, "I'll Not Go Quietly" and "Sleep with the Angels." She has been recognized with tributes and awards, national honors and honorary degrees. She lives in the Washington, D.C. area with her two sons, Max and Zachary.