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And the band played on : politics, people, and the AIDS epidemic

Author: Randy Shilts
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An investigative account of the medical, sexual, and scientific questions surrounding the spread of AIDS across the country.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Shilts
ISBN: 0312009941 9780312009946
OCLC Number: 16130075
Awards: Gay and Lesbian Book Award (American Library Association), 1988.
Description: xxiii, 630 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Dramatis personae --
The bureaucracy --
Prologue --
pt. 1. Behold, a pale horse --
1. The feast of the hearts --
pt. 2. Before : 1980 --
2. Glory days --
3. Beaches of the dispossessed --
4. Foreshadowing --
5. Freeze frames --
pt. 3. Paving the road : 1981 --
6. Critical mass --
7. Good intentions --
8. The prettiest one --
9. Ambush poppers --
10. Golf courses of science --
11. Bad moon rising --
pt. 4. The gathering darkness : 1982 --
12. Enemy time--
13. Patient Zero --
14. Bicentennial memories --
15. Nightsweats --
16. Too much blood --
17. Entropy --
18. Running on empty --
19. Forced feedings --
20. Dirty secrets --
21. Dancing in the dark --
pt. 5. Battle lines : January-June 1983 --
22. Let it bleed --
23. Midnight confessions --
24. Denial --
25. Anger --
26. The big enchilada --
27. Turning points --
28. Only the good --
29. Priorities --
30. Meanwhile --
31. AIDSpeak spoken here --
32. Star quality --
pt. 6. Rituals : July-December 1983 --
33. Marathons --
34. Just another day --
35. Politics --
36. Science --
37. Public health --
38. Journalism --
39. People --
pt. 7. Lights & tunnels : 1984 --
40. Prisoners --
41. Bargaining --
42. The feast of the hearts, part 2 --
43. Squeeze play --
44. Traitors --
45. Political science --
46. Downbound train --
47. Republicans and Democrats --
48. Embarrassed --
49. Depression --
50. The war --
pt. 8. The butcher's bill : 1985 --
51. Heterosexuals --
52. Exiles --
53. Reckoning --
54. Exposed --
55. Awakening --
56. Acceptance --
57. Endgame --
pt. 9. Epilogue : After --
58. Reunion --
59. The feast of hearts, part 3 --
Notes on sources --
Index.
Responsibility: Randy Shilts.

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An investigative account of the medical, sexual, and scientific questions surrounding the spread of AIDS across the country.

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