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Blackmail, My Love : A Murder Mystery / by Katie Gilmartin.

Gilmartin, Katie. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781627780643 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 306 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Cleis Press, 2014.

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General Note: Historical note at end of volume is a brief summary of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in the United States and California in particular.
Summary, etc.: Josie O'Conner travels to San Francisco in 1951 to locate her gay brother, a private dick investigating a blackmail ring targeting lesbians and gay men. Jimmy's friends claim that just before he disappeared he became a rat, informing the cops on the bar community's nascent resistance to raids, graft, and brutality. Josie adopts Jimmy's trousers and wingtips as well as his investigation, battling to clear his name, halt the blackmailers, and exact justice for the mounting number of Queer corpses.
Subject: Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Extortion > Fiction.
Police corruption > Fiction.
LGBT fiction.
San Francisco (California) > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.

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