And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS by Randy Shilts

By Randy Shilts

Upon it's first book two decades in the past, And The Band Played on used to be fast famous as a masterpiece of investigatve reporting. a global bestseller, a nominee for the nationwide ebook Critics Circle Award, and made right into a severely acclaimed motion picture, Shilts' divulge printed why AIDS used to be allowed to unfold unchecked in the course of the early 80's whereas the main relied on associations neglected or denied the threat.  One of the few true sleek classics, it replaced and framed how AIDS was once mentioned within the following years. Now republished in a different twentieth Anniversary version, And the Band performed On continues to be one of many crucial books of our time.

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