The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
The Mayor of Castro Street is Shilts's acclaimed story of Harvey Milk, the man whose personal life, public career, and tragic assassination mirrored the dramatic and unprecedented emergence of the gay community in America during the 1970s. His is a story of personal tragedies and political intrigues, assassination in City Hall and massive riots in the streets, the miscarriage of justice and the consolidation of gay power and gay hope.
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Review: The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey MilkUser Review - Jeff - Goodreads
This is a powerfully evocative (although perhaps a bit overly long) biography of an important figure in twentieth century American politics and culture. While Harvey Milk may now be most famous as the ... Read full review
Review: The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey MilkUser Review - Scott Williams - Goodreads
I am extremely grateful for the work done -- and sacrifices made -- by my grandfathers and fathers in the gay community. Their efforts have made my life much easier. It would be inaccurate to say that ... Read full review