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Call me Ishtar

Author: Rhoda Lerman
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Call Me Ishtar is the outrageous manifesto of a Goddess determined to right the wrongs of the 3000 year-old patriarchy. She is Ishtar: Mother Goddess, Queen of Heaven, Angel of Death, and Whore of Babylon, and, returning to earth in this most recent incarnation, suburban housewife and sexual subversive. Gallivanting through upstate New York, Ishtar breaks into a Hostess factory to taint its products, catapults a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lerman, Rhoda.
Call me Ishtar.
New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973
(OCoLC)570082524
Named Person: Ishtar, (Assyro-Babylonian deity); Ishtar, (Assyro-Babylonian deity)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rhoda Lerman
ISBN: 0030199166 9780030199165
OCLC Number: 3275536
Description: xii, 247 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Rhoda Lerman.

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Call Me Ishtar is the outrageous manifesto of a Goddess determined to right the wrongs of the 3000 year-old patriarchy. She is Ishtar: Mother Goddess, Queen of Heaven, Angel of Death, and Whore of Babylon, and, returning to earth in this most recent incarnation, suburban housewife and sexual subversive. Gallivanting through upstate New York, Ishtar breaks into a Hostess factory to taint its products, catapults a rock band to stardom via satanic rituals, and rises from the coffin at her own funeral.

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