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Po man's child : a novel

Author: Marci Blackman
Publisher: San Francisco : Manic D Press : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After sustaining a serious injury during an S/M scene with her lover, Po Childs checks herself into a psychiatric hospital for a 72-hour rest. While there, Po vividly recounts her life's most memorable incidents, populated by unforgettable relatives like imperishable Uncle Ray, cigar-smoking Aunt Florida, sister Onya with her unquenchable thirst, and brother Bobby of the Ministers of Allah.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blackman, Marci, 1963-
Po man's child.
San Francisco : Manic D Press : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, ©1999
(OCoLC)607057386
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marci Blackman
ISBN: 0916397599 9780916397593
OCLC Number: 40881336
Awards: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Book Award (American Library Association), 2000
Description: 234 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Marci Blackman.

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After sustaining a serious injury during an S/M scene with her lover, Po Childs checks herself into a psychiatric hospital for a 72-hour rest. While there, Po vividly recounts her life's most memorable incidents, populated by unforgettable relatives like imperishable Uncle Ray, cigar-smoking Aunt Florida, sister Onya with her unquenchable thirst, and brother Bobby of the Ministers of Allah.

After a poignant exploration of her family's curses and blessings, Po perceives the nature of personal empowerment and allows the healing process to begin.

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