Stone Butch Blues: A Novel


Stone Butch Blues: A Novel by Brand: Alyson Books at SADC Network. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Published in 1993, this brave, original novel is considered to be the finest account ever written of the complexities of a transgendered existence.Woman or man? That’s the question that rages like a storm around Jess Goldberg, clouding her life and her identity. Growing up differently gendered in a blue--collar town in the 1950’s, coming out as a butch in the bars and factories of the prefeminist ’60s, deciding to pass as a man in order to survive when she is left without work or a communi


Stone Butch Blues: A Novel by Brand: Alyson Books
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Published in 1993, this brave, original novel is considered to be the finest account ever written of the complexities of a transgendered existence.Woman or man? That’s the question that rages like a storm around Jess Goldberg, clouding her life and her identity. Growing up differently gendered in a blue--collar town in the 1950’s, coming out as a butch in the bars and factories of the prefeminist ’60s, deciding to pass as a man in order to survive when she is left without work or a community in the early ’70s. This powerful, provocative and deeply moving novel sees Jess coming full circle, she learns to accept the complexities of being a transgendered person in a world demanding simple explanations: a he-she emerging whole, weathering the turbulence.Leslie Feinberg is also the author of Trans Liberation, Trans Gender Warriors and Transgender Liberation, and is a noted activist and speaker on transgender issues.

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Brand: Alyson Books
Manufacturer:
Alyson Books
Category:
United States
EAN:
9781555838539
ISBN:
1555838537
Edition:
3rd Printing
Author:
Leslie Feinberg
Publisher:
Alyson Books
Publication Date:
2004-04-01
Binding:
Paperback
Item Weight:
0.85 pounds
Item Size:
0.6 x 8.5 x 5.4 inches
Package Weight:
0.85 pounds
Package Size:
5.35 x 0.79 x 8.5 inches

 


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