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Lum : a novel

Author: Libby Ware
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : She Writes Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Lum has always been on the outside. At eight, she was diagnosed with what we now call an intersex condition and is told she can't expect to marry. Now, at thirty-three, she has no home of her own but is shuttled from one relative's house to another -- valued for her skills, but never treated like a true member of the family. Everything is turned upside down, however, when the Blue Ridge Parkway is slated to come  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ware, Libby.
Berkeley, CA : She Writes Press, 2015
(DLC) 2015937596
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Libby Ware
ISBN: 9781631520044 1631520040
OCLC Number: 1013187954
Awards: Stonewall Honor Book in Literature, 2016
Description: 1 online resource (215 pages)
Responsibility: Libby Ware.


In Depression-era Appalachia, an intersex woman without a home of her own plays the role of maiden aunt to her relatives-until an unexpected series of events gives her the opportunity to change her  Read more...


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"Lum is an engaging portrait of a village in the Virginia Blue Ridge during the Great Depression. Lum's courageous journey to selfhood is profound and moving, and a metaphor for the process of Read more...

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