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A queer and pleasant danger : a memoir

Author: Kate Bornstein
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bornstein shares her story: from a nice Jewish boy growing up in New Jersey to a strappingly handsome lieutenant of the Church of Scientology's Sea Organization flagship vessel, and later to 1990s Seattle, where she becomes a rising star in the lesbian community. In between there are wives and lovers, heartbreak and triumph, bridges mended and broken, and a journey of self-discovery that will mesmerize  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Autobiographies
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Biography
Named Person: Kate Bornstein; Kate Bornstein; Kate Bornstein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Bornstein
ISBN: 9780807001653 0807001651 9780807001837 080700183X
OCLC Number: 753624530
Notes: The Cushing Library/Women & Gender Studies copy was acquired as part of The Don Kelly Research Collection of Gay Literature and Culture.
Awards: Commended for Triangle Awards (Lesbian Nonfiction) 2013
Description: xviii, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: The kiss of death --
Part 1. Go ; The he-man woman-hater's club ; What sex had to do with it ; Size matters ; A scifi writer, an actor, and God walk into a bar --
Part 2. There's nothing funny about any of this ; Where have all the flowers gone? ; Love was never free ; Beached ; Family man ; All good things --
Part 3. The lost boys ; Over the borderline ; Stages of life ; OK, kid, this is where it gets complicated ; Girl --
Epilogue: Hello, sweetie.
Responsibility: Kate Bornstein.

Abstract:

"Bornstein shares her story: from a nice Jewish boy growing up in New Jersey to a strappingly handsome lieutenant of the Church of Scientology's Sea Organization flagship vessel, and later to 1990s Seattle, where she becomes a rising star in the lesbian community. In between there are wives and lovers, heartbreak and triumph, bridges mended and broken, and a journey of self-discovery that will mesmerize readers."--Jacket.

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