Pissing in A River

Pissing in A River

eBook - 2014
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Amanda moves to London with nothing but her guitar and her collection of punk music as the soundtrack to her every move. With the company of a few friendly voices in her head, she looks for - and finds - a best friend and new lover. She forms a band, Lesbian Raincoat, and completely rewrites the story of her life. In this irreverently funny yet profound novel, Amanda risks deportation, recalls the fervor of AIDS activism in the United States, connects to the class struggle of punk, and finds redemption in love. But she also must confront her own mental illness, her lover's rape, and the violence of post-9/11 politics. Pissing in a River captures the glee and turbulence of surviving the cacophony of modern life.--Page [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press, at the City University of New York, 2014.
ISBN: 9781558618534
1558618538
155861852X
9781558618527
Characteristics: 1 online resource (288 pages)

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