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Hello Sailor!


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Table of Contents

intro1 Sailor Jack: the Other Side; Chapter 1 When Queer was Covert; Chapter 2 A Place of Freedom; Chapter 3 Speaking Gay Secrets; Chapter 4 Sea Wives and Meat Racks; Chapter 5 Sequins, Satin and Stilettos; Chapter 6 Ho Land! Ho Freedom!; Chapter 7 Part of a Team; Chapter 8 Swallowing the Anchor; Chapter 9 Taking Stock of Gay Heaven;

About the Author

Baker, Paul; Stanley, Jo


"What this fascinating book is really about is not 'gay life at sea' in general, but the gay ghettos on many liners and cruiseships during the fifties and sixties." "George Melly, The Mail on Sunday" "...this path breaking book tells the hidden story of passion and liberation at sea. This is a vital addition to the understanding of gay and sea history." "Publishing News" "...candid confessions cause the narrative to leap into life." " Independent on Sunday." "...a fascinating account." " Gay Times" "...Hello Sailor! transcends its niche as a piece of gay history and, instead, becomes something that has resonances for all readers, whether gay, straight or something in between." "The Observer" '...an eminently readable, often amusing and original book...' "Journal of Contemporary History, Vol 41, No 1"

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