The pre-eminent chronicler of gay life. --The New York Times
Rivals in power and intensity, and in the brilliance of its reporting and writing, Truman Capote s IN COLD BLOOD. --The Boston Globe
A heroic work of journalism on what must rank as one of the foremost catastrophes of modern history. --New York Times
About the Author
Randy Shilts was a pioneering gay journalist who wrote for The San Francisco Chronicle where he was the first openly gay reporter with a gay beat in the US press. He was diagnosed as HIV positive in 1987 and died in 1994.