The Boys of Boise Author:John Gerassi "Chilling and fascinating...a remarkable social document." -- The Denver Post — John Gerassi, a former editor of Time and Newsweek, is one of the best reporters in America. But even for him this was a tough story to get. — Boise greeted him with suspician. Silence. Anonymous threats. None of this stopped his search for the truth.And he finally got... more » it.
In The Boys of Boise he pares the truth about Idah's homosexual underworld, the ugly politics behind the scandal, the shocking actions of a city in hysteria. Community leaders as well as community outcasts were involved--including teen-age male prostitutes and a "Queen" so highly placed he was never publicly identified.
"A chilling account of the influence on a the police and judiciary of an hysterical and largely ignorant public." -- Harvard Law Record« less