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DEAN, Douglas (pseudonym for Dean Goodman)

Douglas Dean’s San Francisco Gaylife ’73 – ’74 (inscribed copy)

$300.00 AUD

Bars – baths – restaurants – clubs – churches. Make out – a provocative short story by Douglas Dean. Plus photos of the hunkiest guys this side of heaven. San Francisco : Barbary Coast Productions, 1973. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, presentation inscription on upper and lower wrapper by model Robert R. Renskin, pp. 48, illustrations (including male nudes), multiple signed inscriptions from Wayne of the Alley Cat, H. L. Perry, Kimo (Sign up for a little Kimo Therapy!), Hector the Good Fairy, centerfold model Norman Hughes, drag performers and others.

Dean Goodman (Douglas Dean Goodman) was a San Francisco-based theatre reviewer and playwright (and occasional actor) He wrote reviews for Dramalogue and Backstage West. Contains photos of stars of local San Francisco gay bars and strip shows at The Alley Cat, Frolic Room and Jackson’s as well as articles on female impersonators Craig Russell, Charles Pierce, Don Banks at Finocchio’s, et alia.

Rare primary document on the vibrant gay community in San Francisco in the 1970s.

Two copies recorded on WorldCat.

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