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Last call : a true story of love, lust, and murder in queer New York / Elon Green.

Green, Elon, (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Baker County Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Baker County Library.

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Summary:

"The Townhouse Bar, midtown, July 1992: The piano player seems to know every song ever written, the crowd belts out the lyrics to their favorites, and a man standing nearby is drinking a Scotch and water. The man strikes the piano player as forgettable. He looks bland and inconspicuous. Not at all what you think a serial killer looks like. But that's what he is, and tonight, he has his sights set on a gray haired man. He will not be his first victim. Nor will he be his last. The Last Call Killer preyed upon gay men in New York in the '80s and '90s and had all the hallmarks of the most notorious serial killers. Yet because of the sexuality of his victims, the skyhigh murder rates, and the AIDS epidemic, his murders have been almost entirely forgotten. This gripping true-crime narrative tells the story of the Last Call Killer and the decades-long chase to find him. And at the same time, it paints a portrait of his victims and a vibrant community navigating threat and resilience." --Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 364.15232092 .G795l 2021 (Text) 37814003395481 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 11/20/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250224354
  • ISBN: 1250224357
  • Physical Description: 255 pages : maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Celadon Books, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-256).
Formatted Contents Note:
John Doe -- The banker -- A good person -- Rick -- The tryout of Eddie Marrero -- No one has the right to beat the crap out of you -- I'll be seeing you -- The Last Call Killer -- The nurse -- Gold dust -- The edge of the woods -- Indisputable evidence -- Get him out of here.
Summary, etc.:
"The Townhouse Bar, midtown, July 1992: The piano player seems to know every song ever written, the crowd belts out the lyrics to their favorites, and a man standing nearby is drinking a Scotch and water. The man strikes the piano player as forgettable. He looks bland and inconspicuous. Not at all what you think a serial killer looks like. But that's what he is, and tonight, he has his sights set on a gray haired man. He will not be his first victim. Nor will he be his last. The Last Call Killer preyed upon gay men in New York in the '80s and '90s and had all the hallmarks of the most notorious serial killers. Yet because of the sexuality of his victims, the skyhigh murder rates, and the AIDS epidemic, his murders have been almost entirely forgotten. This gripping true-crime narrative tells the story of the Last Call Killer and the decades-long chase to find him. And at the same time, it paints a portrait of his victims and a vibrant community navigating threat and resilience." --Provided by publisher.
Subject: Serial murderers > New York (State) > Case studies.
Murder > New York (State) > Case studies.
Trials (Murder) > New York (State) > Case studies.
Gay men > Crimes against > New York (State)
Anderson, Peter Stickney.
Genre: True crime stories.
Case studies.
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