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


SKU: 9781631495953
Author: Fieseler, Robert W
Publication Date: 06/04/2019
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book


Winner – Lambda Literary’s Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers
Finalist – Housatonic Book Award (Nonfiction)
Finalist – Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction
A Stonewall Honor Book in Nonfiction (American Library Association)
Best Book of the Year: Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal and Shelf Awareness

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