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THE DRAG QUEENS OF NEW YORK An Illustrated Field Guide
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THE DRAG QUEENS OF NEW YORK An Illustrated Field Guide

By Fleisher, Julian

NY: Riverhead Books. Good+. 1996. First Edition. Paperback. 1573225525; Paper Covers. Full-length crease on the front cover, otherwise very minor wear on the clean, sound binding. Contents are almost as new. ; Second printing of the first edition. 9-1/8" Tall, XIII + 178pp. PAPER COVERS. Full-color photo-illustrated Cover is considerably lighter than posterboard. "The current generation of New York drag queens, redesigned, now stand proudly at the forefront of a mass media juggernaut, leading an ever-widening circle of enthusiastic devotees. Now, for the first time, learn the true story of he world's most prductive drag queen ecosystem and how its ranks have maintained their fragile niche within the often turbulent and unforgiving biosphere of New York's cultural life. Discover the origin of the species, the history of its evolution, and the remarkable flip side of natural selection. Learn how these gentle giants click their heels even when they're eight inches off the ground. Meet the Drag Queens of New York - and pay no attention to that man behind the curtain. " ...Pages 96 through 173 contain profiles of New York's drag queens, each profile illustrated with one or more b/w photos, most profiles covering two or three pages. Index. .