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Scuttlebutt : a novel

Author: Jana Williams
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Firebrand Books, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seaman recruit Roberta Weston's first days at Navy boot camp are a nightmare of police whistles, roll calls, unshined shoes and lonely nights. But she quickly learns to sort things out, organize her locker and keep her place in line. Six weeks later, her Oxfords gleaming, she's a full-fledged Navy woman. Her status as an adult is also assured by a surprising insight: she is a lesbian, and the Navy is a racist and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, Jana, 1950-
Scuttlebutt.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Firebrand Books, ©1990
(OCoLC)645753123
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jana Williams
ISBN: 0932379893 9780932379894 0932379885 9780932379887
OCLC Number: 21875733
Description: 198 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Jana Williams.

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Seaman recruit Roberta Weston's first days at Navy boot camp are a nightmare of police whistles, roll calls, unshined shoes and lonely nights. But she quickly learns to sort things out, organize her locker and keep her place in line. Six weeks later, her Oxfords gleaming, she's a full-fledged Navy woman. Her status as an adult is also assured by a surprising insight: she is a lesbian, and the Navy is a racist and homophobic institution.

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