The Evening Crowd at Kirmser's

A Gay Life in the 1940s

Brown, Ricardo J.

Book - 2001
The Evening Crowd at Kirmser's
Here is guidance that can be used in the real world to solve dilemmas--a way to strengthen the inner resolves and be able to see hope and the light at the end of the road. This is a book to refer to when road-blocks obstruct the path as you begin to achieve the realization that the challenges you meet are those you put there to strengthen your spiritual muscles.

Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2001
ISBN: 0816636214
Branch Call Number: 306.766 B879e 2001
Characteristics: xvii, 155 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill. ;,23 cm
Additional Contributors: Reichard, William 1963-


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This remarkable little book touches on the lives of a small group of gay men and lesbians in St. Paul, MN, during World War II. The author, a naval recruit drummed out of the service shortly after enlisting for being gay, returned home to find a small, close-knit community centered around Kirmser... Read More »

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Nov 05, 2013

A quick read at around 150 pages. This memoir is about a very few people in very specific place at a very specific time but their experiences are universal. The more things change the more they stay the same!


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