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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The other side of silence: men's lives and gay identities: a twentieth century history

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Beginning with a 1919 scandal in Newport, RI, and ending in the 1990s, Loughery uses a variety of sources, including interviews, archival materials, and secondary sources, as he vividly conveys the ... 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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