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The revolution of little girls

Author: Blanche M Boyd
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Ellen Burns, the novel's epicenter, attracts strangeness like a lightning rod." After a childhood in Charleston where she swaps her bride doll for a six-shooter, her attempt at a conventional life in Harvard ends in a series of lesbian affairs, followed by a period of wandering among ashrams, shamans, booze, and cocaine. Bedeviled by imaginary little girls who appear in her dreams and unexpected waking moments, she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boyd, Blanche M., 1945-
Revolution of little girls.
New York : Knopf, 1991
(OCoLC)645822681
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blanche M Boyd
ISBN: 0679400907 9780679400905
OCLC Number: 22766975
Awards: Lambda Literary Award, 1991
Description: 205 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Blanche McCrary Boyd.

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"Ellen Burns, the novel's epicenter, attracts strangeness like a lightning rod." After a childhood in Charleston where she swaps her bride doll for a six-shooter, her attempt at a conventional life in Harvard ends in a series of lesbian affairs, followed by a period of wandering among ashrams, shamans, booze, and cocaine. Bedeviled by imaginary little girls who appear in her dreams and unexpected waking moments, she finally makes peace with herself, her mother, and her unsettling childhood on the "fusty" Blacklock plantation.--Jacket.

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