Street Zen: The Life and Work of Issan Dorsey

  • Publish Date: 1993-11-09
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: David Schneider
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Founder of San Francisco's Maitri Hospice for AIDS patients--where he died in 1990--Dorsey praticed Zen for 20 years, after leading an outrageous existence as a drag queen, prostitute, junkie, and commune leader. Issan's story contributes significantly to the history of the gay community and its response to AIDS. --Randy Shilts. Photos.



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