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Author Parlett, Jack, 1992-
Title Fire Island : a century in the life of an American paradise / Jack Parlett.
Publication Info. Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Hanover Square Press, [2022]
©2022
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Lobby Non-Fiction    DUE 08-25-22
Description 269 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-264) and index.
Contents Introduction: Written in the sand -- Origin (1882-1938). A spit of land ; Chosen families -- Enclave (1939-1969). Two people ; Body fascism ; Like water ; Over the rainbow -- Halcyon (1969-1979). Homecoming ; Loving the dances -- Plague (1981-2021). Until dawn ; For life -- Conclusion: A paradise.
Subject Fire Island (N.Y. : Island) -- History -- 20th century.
Fire Island (N.Y. : Island) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Gay culture -- New York (State) -- Fire Island (Island) -- History.
Sexual minority culture -- New York (State) -- Fire Island (Island) -- History.
Added Title Century in the life of an American paradise
ISBN 9781335475183 (hardcover)
1335475184 (hardcover)