And the Band Played on: Politics, People, And the AIDS Epidemic
Edition: First printing
New York: St Martins Press, 1987. Cloth & boards. pp (xxiv), 630, . Index. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. "Shilts's second book, And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic, published in 1987, won the Stonewall Book Award and brought him nationwide literary fame. And the Band Played On is an extensively researched account of the early days of the AIDS epidemic in the United States. The book was translated into seven languages, and was later made into an HBO film of the same name in 1993, with many big-name actors in starring or supporting roles, including Matthew Modine, Richard Gere, Anjelica Huston, Phil Collins, Lily Tomlin, Ian McKellen, Steve Martin, and Alan Alda, among others. The film earned 20 nominations and nine awards, including the 1994 Emmy Award for Outstanding Made for Television Movie. " - wikipedia. Shilts himself died of AIDS. Important book.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover