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And the band played on : politics, people, and the AIDS epidemic / Randy Shilts.

Author/Creator:
Shilts, Randy.
Publication:
New York : St. Martin's Press, c1987.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiii, 630 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
AIDS (Disease) -- History.
AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects -- United States.
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- United States.
AIDS.
USA.
AIDS (Disease)
AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects.
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects.
United States
Medical subjects:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- history -- United States.
Sociology -- United States.
Public Policy -- United States.
Local subjects:
Síndrome de Inmunodeficiencia Adquirida (SIDA) -- Aspectos sociales -- EE. UU.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
An investigative account of the medical, sexual, and scientific questions surrounding the spread of AIDS across the country.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 607-613) and index.
Gay and Lesbian Book Award (American Library Association), 1988.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 2 has dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
1987
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0312009941
9780312009946
OCLC:
16130075
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