My Name is Mary: A Memoir

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Scribner, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 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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I'll not go quietly: Mary Fisher speaks out

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Despite the rapid increase of HIV infection among women, most people still associate AIDS mainly with homosexuals and intravenous drug users. When Fisher (Sleep with the Angels, LJ 12/93) spoke at the ... Read full review

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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


Prologue II
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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.

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