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Tearoom trade impersonal sex in public places / Laud Humphreys. by Laud Humphreys

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Published by Aldine Pub. Co. in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Homosexuality -- United States.,
  • Public toilets -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical footnotes.

SeriesObservations
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 238 p. ;
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21997242M

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