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Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York By Elon Green Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250833020
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Celadon Books - June 7th, 2022

There has been a push in the world of true crime to shift focus from the perpetrator and their crimes, to the victims and their stories, and this book is no exception. The descriptions of the crimes, facilitated by the harmful indifference of law enforcement, are grisly but brief, opting more for an exploration of a buoyant queer community in 1980's New York as it faced waves of renewed discrimination in the wake of the AIDs epidemic.  My heart broke for these victims, and I smirked with recognition listening to each of their stories. I left this book feeling enriched and educated by the trials and resilience of my forebears, as well as a  renewed desire to keep their stories alive.


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