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and the band played on: politics, people and the aids epidemic by randy shilts, william greider

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  • And the Band Played On

    Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic, 20th-Anniversary Edition

    by Randy Shilts ...
    Upon it's first publication twenty 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 the early 80's while the most trusted institutions ignored or ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • And the Band Played On: The enthralling account of what happened after the Titanic sank

    The enthralling account of what happened after the Titanic sank

    On 14th April 1912 the Titanic struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage and sank. Fifteen hundred passengers and crew lost their lives. As the order to abandon ship was given, the orchestra took their instruments on deck and continued to play. They were still playing when the ship went down. The violinist, 21 year-old Jock Hume, knew that his fiancée, Mary, was expecting their first child, the ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • And the band played on

    How music lifted the Anzac spirit in the battlefields of the First World War

    by Holden, Robert ...
    At last we know how the Great War sounded.Professor Peter Stanley, joint winner of the 2011 Prime Ministers Prize for Australian HistoryImagine Australian life back in the first decade of the 20th century, when playing the piano, singing, performing or reciting poetry were all staples of family life.When the men of this young nation marched off to war a typical call was: Are you a singing man? Can ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • The Band Played On Beginner Piano Sheet Music

    1895 Popular Song also known as "Casey Would Waltz" for Beginner PianoA SilverTonalities Arrangement!Easy Note Style Sheet MusicLetter Names of Notes embedded in each Notehead! ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Conduct Unbecoming

    Gays & Lesbians in the U.S. Military

    by Randy Shilts ...
    “A thoroughly researched and engrossingly readable history” of gay men and women in the American armed forces by the author of And the Band Played On (The New York Times Book Review).Published during the same year the American military instituted Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, and eighteen years before President Barack Obama repealed it, Conduct Unbecoming is a landmark work of social justice and a ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Mayor of Castro Street

    The Life and Times of Harvey Milk

    by Randy Shilts ...
    The Mayor of Castro Street is Shilts's acclaimed story of Harvey Milk, the man whose personal life, public career, and tragic assassination mirrored the dramatic and unprecedented emergence of the gay community in America during the 1970s.Known as "The Mayor of Castro Street" even before he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Harvey Milk's personal and political life is a story ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Conduct Unbecoming

    Gays & Lesbians in the U.S. Military

    by Randy Shilts ...
    Narrated by Daniel Henning ...

    Unabridged

    36 hours

    "A thoroughly researched and engrossingly readable history" of gay men and women in the American armed forces by the author of And the Band Played On-The New York Times Book Review. Published during the same year the American military instituted Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and eighteen years before President Barack Obama repealed it, Conduct Unbecoming is a landmark work of social justice and a searing ... Read more

    $34.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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  • The Journalist of Castro Street

    The Life of Randy Shilts

    As the acclaimed author of And the Band Played On, Randy Shilts became the country's most recognized voice on the HIV/AIDS epidemic. His success emerged from a relentless work ethic and strong belief in the power of journalism to help mainstream society understand not just the rising tide of HIV/AIDS but gay culture and liberation.In-depth and dramatic, Andrew E. Stoner's biography follows the ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Taking Away the Distance

    A Young Orphan's Journey and the AIDS Epidemic in Africa Crusade to Unite Children Orphaned by the Epidemic

    by Miles Roston ...
    In this emotional story of hope and inspiration, an African boy, orphaned by AIDS becomes a catalyst for AIDS orphans worldwide. Living in a shantytown in Kenya, Kevin Sumba's life was one of loneliness and hardship. Yet he was determined to get an education. Miles Roston, a documentary filmmaker, first met Kevin while making a film on AIDS orphans. He found that this particular boy touched his ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic

    Now an award-winning documentary feature filmThe search for a “patient zero”—popularly understood to be the first person infected in an epidemic—has been key to media coverage of major infectious disease outbreaks for more than three decades. Yet the term itself did not exist before the emergence of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. How did this idea so swiftly come to exert such a strong grip ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • Ashamed to Die

    Silence, Denial, and the AIDS Epidemic in the South

    By focusing on a small town in South Carolina, this study of the HIV/AIDS crisis in the South reveals the hard truths of an ongoing and complex issue. Skerritt contends that the United States has failed to adequately address the threat of HIV and AIDS in communities of color and that taboos about love, race, and sexuality-combined with Southern conservatism, white privilege, and black oppression ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Plague-Making and the AIDS Epidemic: A Story of Discrimination

    by G. Bright ...
    This book explores how the cultural process of making any disease a "plague" results in discrimination against certain groups, as it has for those with AIDS in America. Gina M. Bright here captures the discrimination produced by plague-making in her analysis and her portraits of the people she has cared for with AIDS over the past quarter-century. ... Read more

    $71.99 USD