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Tipping the velvet

Author: Sarah Waters
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of a "girl-in-trousers" in 1890s England. She is a lesbian fishmonger who gains entry into the libertine world of music halls by an affair with a singer, becoming her partner in a cross-dressing show. But drama follows when the other goes straight.
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Genre/Form: Lesbian fiction
Fiction
Picaresque literature
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Waters
ISBN: 1573221368 9781573221368
OCLC Number: 40347348
Awards: Lambda Literary Award, 1999
Description: 472 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Sarah Waters.
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The story of a "girl-in-trousers" in 1890s England. She is a lesbian fishmonger who gains entry into the libertine world of music halls by an affair with a singer, becoming her partner in a cross-dressing show. But drama follows when the other goes straight.

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