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Published in: July-August 2011 issue.


A Saving RemnantA Saving Remnant: The Radical Lives
of Barbara Deming and David McReynolds

by Martin Duberman
The New Press. 275 pages (illustrated), $27.95


IN A SAVING REMNANT, historian Martin Duberman offers a fascinating dual biography of two left-wing activists and writers, Barbara Deming and David McReynolds. Both Deming and McReynolds were open about their sexuality despite the prevailing homo-prejudice within the larger culture as well as in left-wing groups of the mid-20th century.

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