Chronicle of a Plague, Revisited: AIDS and Its Aftermath by Andrew Holleran

By Andrew Holleran

Andrew Holleran’s Ground Zero, first released in 1988 and together with 23 Christopher Street essays from the earliest years of the AIDS predicament, was once hailed by means of the Washington Post as “one of the easiest dispatches from the epidemic’s height.” two decades later, with HIV/AIDS lengthy well-known as a world wellbeing and fitness problem, Holleran either reiterates and freshly illuminates the devastation wreaked by way of AIDS, which has claimed the lives of 450,000 homosexual males in addition to 22 million others. Chronicle of an outbreak, Revisited positive aspects ten items by no means formerly republished open air Christopher Street, in addition to a brand new creation keenly describing and comparing a historic second that also informs and defines today’s world-particularly its group of homosexuals, which, arguably, remains to be recuperating from the devastation of AIDS.</Div>

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