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Title Tinderbox : the untold story of the Up Stairs Lounge fire and the rise of gay liberation / Robert W. Fieseler.
Author Fieseler, Robert W., author.
Publication New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xxxviii, 343 pages) : illustrations, maps
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: History reclaimed -- Act I: Fire -- Brotherhood of men -- Sunday service -- Gay liberation -- United we stand -- Act II: Fallout -- Mayhem -- Call for aid -- Liberation descends -- Visions -- Fun house -- Firetraps -- In memoriam -- Act III: Legacy -- Deliverance -- Downfall -- Rally forth -- Last resort -- Coda: Second line.
Summary "Fieseler chronicles the ... event that claimed the lives of thirty-one men and one woman on June 24, 1973, at a New Orleans bar, the largest mass murder of gays until 2016. Relying on ... access to survivors and archives, Fieseler creates [a] ... portrait of a closeted, blue-collar gay world that flourished before an arsonist ignited an inferno that destroyed an entire community"--Amazon.com.
Note Print version record.
Subject Gays -- Violence against -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Mass murder -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Gay bars -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Arson -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Homophobia -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Gay liberation movement -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Arson. (OCoLC)fst00815158
Gay bars. (OCoLC)fst00939063
Gay liberation movement. (OCoLC)fst00939104
Gays -- Violence against. (OCoLC)fst01765496
Homophobia. (OCoLC)fst00959727
Mass murder. (OCoLC)fst01011417
Louisiana -- New Orleans. (OCoLC)fst01204311
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General.
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Fieseler, Robert W. Tinderbox. First edition. New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, [2018] 9781631491641 (DLC) 2018004765 (OCoLC)1005117932
ISBN 9781631491658 (electronic bk.)
1631491652 (electronic bk.)

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