The Other Side of Silence: Men's Lives & Gay Identities - A Twentieth-Century History

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Henry Holt and Company, Jun 15, 1999 - Social Science - 544 pages
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Based on hundreds of interviews, new and classic texts, and little-known archival sources, an award-winning writer offers the first narrative history to consider the multiple meanings of "gay identity" in the whole United States.

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User Review  - FFortuna - LibraryThing

I skimmed this for a class last fall, and am just now getting around to reading it in-depth. Upon full reading, though, I'm much more impressed than I was the beginning. Loughery pares a complex ... Read full review

THE OTHER SIDE OF SILENCE: Men's Lives and Gay Identities: A Twentieth-Century History

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Loughery, who has told individual life stories before (e.g., John Sloan: Painter and Rebel, 1995), here attempts the more daunting task of telling a whole community's personal and political history ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Hailed by Jonathan Yardley as a "balanced, discriminating, and, in the best sense of the word, sympathetic" writer, John Loughery is the author of Alias S. S. Van Dine and the Pulitzer Prize finalist John Sloan (Owl Books, 0-8050-5221-6). He lives in New York City.

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