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Cherry Grove, Fire Island: Sixty Years in America's First Gay and Lesbian Town

Esther Newton, with a new preface
Format
Book
Published
Durham ; London : Duke University Press, [2014]
Edition
Duke edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780822355533, 0822355531, 9780822377214 (e-book), 0822377217 (e-book)
Contents
  • How the Grove became gay: 1936-1945
  • Built upon the sand?
  • The gay country club: 1946-1959
  • The battle for the beach
  • Conviviality and camp
  • Trouble in paradise
  • The nation takes shape: 1960-1969
  • The rise of gay commercialism
  • The geometry of gay prejudice
  • Plays, parties, and sex
  • The "Lithuanians" and the "doughnut rack": the lesbian minority: 1936-1980
  • The "fun gay ladies"
  • Just one of the "boys"?
  • The Grove after stonewall: 1970-1980
  • The ad hoc committee to save Cherry Grove
  • Bored on the Fourth of July.
Description
xxiv, 378 pages, 18 unnumered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-367) and index.
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