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Author: Joan Nestle
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Firebrand Books, [1987] ©1987
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of Joan Nestle, working-class Jewish lesbian, writer, teacher, activist and co-founder of the Lesbian Herstory Archives in New York City.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
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Lesbian essays
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Nestle, Joan, 1940-
Restricted country.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Firebrand Books, ©1987
(OCoLC)569774561
Online version:
Nestle, Joan, 1940-
Restricted country.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Firebrand Books, ©1987
(OCoLC)609236133
Named Person: Joan Nestle; Joan Nestle
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Nestle
ISBN: 0932379370 9780932379375
OCLC Number: 16713256
Awards: Gay and Lesbian Book Award (American Library Association), 1988
Description: 189 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: I am --
Liberties not taken --
The killing air --
A restricted country --
The bathroom line --
Esther's story --
Lesbian memories 1: Riis Park, 1960 --
This huge light of yours --
Lesbian memories 2: the lower east side, 1966 --
Mara's room --
Stone butch, drag butch, baby butch --
Two women: Regina Nestle, 1910-1978, and her daughter, Joan --
Butch-femme relationships: sexual courage in the 1950s --
Voices from lesbian herstory --
My mother liked to fuck --
Some understandings --
The gift of taking --
A change of life --
A different place --
The three --
My history with censorship --
Lesbian memories 3: a night with Emma, 1986 --
Play my darling play --
Margaret --
Lesbians and prostitutes: an historical sisterhood --
When the lions write history --
Hope.
Responsibility: by Joan Nestle.

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Biography of Joan Nestle, working-class Jewish lesbian, writer, teacher, activist and co-founder of the Lesbian Herstory Archives in New York City.

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