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A thin bright line

Author: Lucy Jane Bledsoe
Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lucybelle, an independent and intelligent Arkansas native, leaves New York City for Chicago in the 1950s after being offered a job as the head of the editorial department for a lab, run by the Army Corps of Engineers, that studies Arctic ice cores to reveal "a story of earth's climate... perfectly preserved, for thousands of years." There, she faces an onslaught of problems as a result of her sexual identity and her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Lucybelle Bledsoe
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Jane Bledsoe
ISBN: 9780299309305 0299309304
OCLC Number: 946770187
Description: 323 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Lucy Jane Bledsoe.

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Based on the true story of the author's aunt and namesake, and on the search to uncover her remarkable past, A Thin Bright Line encompasses Cold War intrigues, the origins of climate research, the  Read more...

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"Through her fictional reconstruction of the life of her namesake, her beloved aunt-who fought the good fight as a pioneering professional and a lesbian in unsympathetic times-Lucy Jane Bledsoe Read more...

 
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