Last Call

Last Call

A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York

Book - 2021 | First edition
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"The gripping true story, told here for the first time, of the Last Call Killer and the gay community of New York City that he preyed upon. The Townhouse Bar, midtown, July 1992: The piano player seems to know every song ever written, the crowd belts out the lyrics to their favorites, and a man standing nearby is drinking a Scotch and water. The man strikes the piano player as forgettable. He looks bland and inconspicuous. Not at all what you think a serial killer looks like. But that's what he is, and tonight, he has his sights set on a gray haired man. He will not be his first victim. Nor will he be his last. The Last Call Killer preyed upon gay men in New York in the '80s and '90s and had all the hallmarks of the most notorious serial killers. Yet because of the sexuality of his victims, the skyhigh murder rates, and the AIDS epidemic, his murders have been almost entirely forgotten. This gripping true-crime narrative tells the story of the Last Call Killer and the decades-long chase to find him."-- Provided by publisher.
Contents: John Doe
The banker
A good person
The tryout of Eddie Marrero
No one has the right to beat the crap out of you
I'll be seeing you
The Last Call Killer
The nurse
Gold dust
The edge of the woods
Indisputable evidence
Get him out of here
Publisher: New York : Celadon Books, 2021
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 364.15232 GRE
Characteristics: 255 pages : maps ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781250224354


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