29th out of 45 books — 16 voters
The Destiny of Me
by Larry Kramer
The Normal Heart, set during the early years of the AIDS epidemic, is the impassioned indictment of a society that allowed the plague to happen, a moving denunciation of the ignorance and fear that helped kill an entire generation. It has been produced and taught all over the world. Its companion play, The Destiny of Me, is the stirring story of an AIDS activist forced to...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published August 1st 1993 by Plume
(first published 1993)
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This play was the follow up to the Normal Heart even though it was written many years later. It is excellent. and I would love to direct both these plays someday on opposite nights.He is such a strong personality-Kramer that people dont always agree with him. He was the founder of the New york Gay mens healtch center. I admire him even though I might not always agree with him.
Larry Kramer (born June 25, 1935) is an American playwright, author, public health advocate and gay rights activist. He was nominated for an Academy Award, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and was twice a recipient of an Obie Award. In response to the AIDS crisis he founded Gay Men's Health Crisis, which became the largest organization of its kind in the world. He wrote The Normal Heart, the...moreMore about Larry Kramer...