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The book was interesting in that it provided a little bit of a look inside homosexuality and AIDS in the '80s. I was a teenager back in the 80s and wasn't paying attention to anything outside of my immediate experience, so I don't know if this book is a fair representation of people's feelings back then. I remember everyone was afraid of AIDS and many folks believed people could be "turned" straight. Perhaps some folks still share Jerry's viewpoint about homosexuality: with a strong religious co ...more