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And the band played on

politics, people, and the AIDS epidemic

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This edition was published in by St. Martin's Press in New York.

Written in English

630 pages

The blueprint of 20th century investigative journalism. Tracing the course of HIV/AIDS through society; from its earliest as then unknown incarnation, to the height of this 1980s hysteria – the death of Rock Hudson: Shilts's book should be in every High School's final academic examinations coursework reading list, as a compulsory item. An unregrettable read.

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And the Band Played On

First published in 1987



Work Description

The blueprint of 20th century investigative journalism. Tracing the course of HIV/AIDS through society; from its earliest as then unknown incarnation, to the height of this 1980s hysteria – the death of Rock Hudson: Shilts's book should be in every High School's final academic examinations coursework reading list, as a compulsory item. An unregrettable read.

And the band played on

politics, people, and the AIDS epidemic

This edition was published in by St. Martin's Press in New York.


Table of 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 trail
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.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 607-613.
Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
362.1/969792/00973
Library of Congress
RA644.A25 S48 1987

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxiii, 630 p. ;
Number of pages
630

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL2387468M
Internet Archive
andbandplayedonp00shilrich
ISBN 10
0312009941
LC Control Number
87016528
OCLC/WorldCat
16130075
Library Thing
13188
Goodreads
885428

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