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Jacob Levenson
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Jacob Levenson has written about AIDS for Vibe, The Oxford American, and Mother Jones, and he received a grant from the Open Society Institute to work on this book. He studied at the University of California, Berkeley, and he received a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. He lives in Brooklyn.

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The Secret Epidemic
The Story of AIDS and Black America
Written by Jacob Levenson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $16.95

As we enter the twenty-first century, AIDS in America has become primarily a black disease. African Americans now constitute 50 percent of all new HIV cases, and AIDS is one of the top causes of death in young black men and women. The story of how this came to pass reaches... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Secret Epidemic
The Story of AIDS and Black America
Written by Jacob Levenson


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 3, 2004
Price: $14.99

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