The Mayor of Castro Street
The Mayor of Castro Street
The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
Randy Shilts

Known as “The Mayor of Castro Street” even before he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Harvey Milk’s personal life, public career, and final assassination reflect the dramatic emergence of the gay community as a political power in America. It is a story full of personal tragedies and political intrigues, assassinations at City Hall, massive riots in the streets, the miscarriage of justice, and the consolidation of gay power and gay hope.

Harvey Milk has been the subject of numerous books and movies, including the Academy Award–winning 1984 documentary, The Times of Harvey Milk.  His life is also the basis of a 2008 major motion picture, Milk, starring Sean Penn.  

Title The Mayor of Castro Street
Subtitle The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
Author Randy Shilts
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin
Title First Published 14 October 2008
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 400 p.
ISBN-10 0312560850
ISBN-13 9780312560850
Publication Date 14 October 2008
Main content page count 400
Weight 16 oz.

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