And the Band Played on: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic [Randy Shilts] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic is a book by San Francisco Chronicle journalist Randy Shilts. The book chronicles the. By the time Rock Hudson’s death in alerted all America to the danger of the AIDS epidemic, the disease had spread across the nation, killing thousands of.
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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. And the Band Played on: Description Upon it’s first publication bahd years ago, And The Band Played on was quickly recognized as a masterpiece of investigative reporting.
An international bestseller, a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and made into a critically acclaimed movie, Shilts’ expose revealed why AIDS was allowed to spread unchecked during bwnd early 80’s while the most trusted institutions ignored or denied the threat.
One of the few true modern classics, it changed and framed how AIDS was discussed in the following years. Now republished in a special 20th Anniversary edition, And the Band Played On remains one of the essential books of our time.
And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts
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Review quote “Shilts successfully weaves comprehensive investigative reporting and commercial page-turning pacing, political intrigue, and personal tragedy into a landmark book.
Its importance cannot be overstated. It is fascinating, frightening, and essential reading.
He was also the author of The Mayor of Castro Street: Gay and Lesbians in the U. Shilts died of AIDS-related complications in early Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
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