download process

Gay Bar: The Fabulous, True Story of a Daring Woman and Her Boys in the 1950s - , Helen P. Branson

Download
Price: 14.95 USD
ePub format
Apps only
non-refundable!


Download

Instant Download from ebook-reader, digital version


Pay for Gay Bar: The Fabulous, True Story of a Daring Woman and Her Boys in the 1950s - , Helen P. Branson
top quality provided by
ingram
for Adobe Digital Editions

Works on PC, Mac and modern smartphones and tablets!
  1. Create an Adobe account.
  2. Install/update Adobe Digital Edition.
  3. Buy this book on TRADEBIT.COM.
    See the How-To!

Standard iOS and Android reader apps work, too!
Size: 0.847 MB   - code:ingram:9780299248505 -

File Data:

Contact Seller:
ebook-reader, US, Member since 09/08/2010

URL:

Embed:
Create JavaScript Mobile Tag Widgets for your homepage

Resell product:

Description:

(ID 148162589)
Vivacious, unconventional, candid, and straight, Helen Branson operated a gay bar in Los Angeles in the 1950s—America's most anti-gay decade. After years of fending off drunken passes as an entertainer in cocktail bars, this divorced grandmother preferred the wit, variety, and fun she found among homosexual men. Enjoying their companionship and deploring their plight, she gave her gay friends a place to socialize. Though at the time California statutes prohibited homosexuals from gathering in bars, Helen's place was relaxed, suave, and remarkably safe from police raids and other anti-homosexual hazards. In 1957 she published her extraordinary memoir Gay Bar, the first book by a heterosexual to depict the lives of homosexuals with admiration, respect, and love. In this new edition of Gay Bar, Will Fellows interweaves Branson's chapters with historical perspective provided through his own insightful commentary and excerpts gleaned from letters and essays appearing in gay publications of the period. Also included is the original introduction to the book by maverick 1950s psychiatrist Blanche Baker. The eclectic selection of voices gives the flavor of American life in that extraordinary age of anxiety, revealing how gay men saw themselves and their circumstances, and how others perceived them.

Author: Fellows, Will
Author: Branson, Helen P.
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Illustration: Y
Language: ENG
Title: Gay Bar: The Fabulous, True Story of a Daring Woman and Her Boys in the 1950s
Pages: 00000 (Encrypted PDF)
On Sale: 2010-10-07
SKU-13/ISBN: 9780299248505
Lib Category: Gay bars - California - Los Angeles
Lib Category: Gay men - California - Los Angeles -
Category: Social Science : Gay Studies


More Files From This User

Related Files