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Paul takes the form of a mortal girl : a novel / Andrea Lawlor.

Lawlor, Andrea, (author.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at NC Cardinal.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Black Mountain Library F LAW (Text) 0020511678359 Adult Fiction Available -
East Asheville Library F LAW (Text) 0020511678367 Adult Fiction Available -
Jackson County Public Library F LAWLOR (Text) 39493108280910 Adult Fiction Available -
Pack Memorial Library F LAW (Text) 0020511678375 Adult New Fiction Available -
South Buncombe/Skyland Library F LAW (Text) 0020511678383 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780986086991
  • ISBN: 0986086991
  • Physical Description: 354 pages ; 19 cm.
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: Chicago : Rescue Press, [2017]

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Summary, etc.:
Its 1993 and Paul Polydoris tends bar at the only gay club in a university town thrumming with politics and partying. He studies queer theory, has a dyke best friend, makes zines, and is a flâneur with a rich dating life. But Paul's also got a secret: he's a shapeshifter. Oscillating wildly from Riot Grrrl to leather cub, Womens Studies major to trade, Paul transforms his body at will in a series of adventures that take him from Iowa City to Boystown to Provincetown and finally to San Franciscoa journey through the deep queer archives of struggle and pleasure. Andrea Lawlors debut novel offers a speculative history of early 90s identity politics during the heyday of ACT UP and Queer Nation. Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl is a riotous, razor-sharp bildungsroman whose heroine wends his way through a world gutted by loss, pulsing with music, and opening into an array of intimacy and connections.
Subject: Shapeshifting > Fiction.
Gay culture > 20th century > Fiction.
Lesbian culture > 20th century > Fiction.
Riot grrrl movement > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.

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