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The Female man

Author: Joanna Russ
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 1986, ©1975.
Series: Bluestreak.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Living in an altered past that never saw the end of the Great Depression, Jeannine, a librarian, is waiting to be married. Joanna lives in a different version of reality: she's a 1970s feminist trying to succeed in a man's world. Janet is from Whileaway, a utopian earth where only women exist. And Jael is a warrior with steel teeth and catlike retractable claws, from an earth with separate--and warring--female and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Russ
ISBN: 0807062995 9780807062999
OCLC Number: 46425908
Notes: Texte en anglais.
Awards: Winner of Spectrum Awards (Hall of Fame) 2002
Description: 213 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Bluestreak.
Responsibility: Joanna Russ.

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"Living in an altered past that never saw the end of the Great Depression, Jeannine, a librarian, is waiting to be married. Joanna lives in a different version of reality: she's a 1970s feminist trying to succeed in a man's world. Janet is from Whileaway, a utopian earth where only women exist. And Jael is a warrior with steel teeth and catlike retractable claws, from an earth with separate--and warring--female and male societies. When these four women meet, the results are startling, outrageous, and subversive"--Page 4 of cover.

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