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Billie girl : a novel

Auteur: Vickie Weaver
Uitgever: Teaticket, Mass. : Leapfrog Press : St. Paul, Minn. : Distributed in the United States by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, 2010.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Fictie : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"Abandoned as in infant because of her incessant crying, Billie Girl is raised by two women who are brothers. Her life, a gender-bending puzzle filled with dark humor, is a series of encounters with strangers who struggle along with what they are given: a bigamist husband, a long-lost daughter named after a car, a lesbian preacher's wife, a platonic second husband who loved her adoptive father. Twin themes of  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Black humor (Literature)
Fiction
Genre: Fictie
Soort document Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Vickie Weaver
ISBN: 9781935248125 193524812X
OCLC-nummer: 601129485
Opmerkingen: "A LeapLit book"
Onderscheidingen: Leapfrog Fiction Contest, 2009
Beschrijving: 238 p. ; 23 cm.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Vickie Weaver.

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"Abandoned as in infant because of her incessant crying, Billie Girl is raised by two women who are brothers. Her life, a gender-bending puzzle filled with dark humor, is a series of encounters with strangers who struggle along with what they are given: a bigamist husband, a long-lost daughter named after a car, a lesbian preacher's wife, a platonic second husband who loved her adoptive father. Twin themes of sexuality and euthanasia run throughout. In a journey from hard-dirt Georgia farm to end-of-life nursing home, Billie Girl comes to understand the mercy of killing."--Publisher's description.

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