The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation

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An essential work of American civil rights history, Tinderbox mesmerizingly reconstructs the 1973 fire that devastated New Orleans’ subterranean gay community. 

Buried for decades, the Up Stairs...

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 "A momentous work of sociological and civil rights history." - Kirkus, Starred Review

“In his impressive, meticulously reported debut as a nonfiction author, Robert Fieseler vividly re-creates the...

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