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Paul takes the form of a mortal girl : a novel

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Its 1993 and Paul Polydoris tends bar at the only gay club in a university town thrumming with politics and partying. He studies queer theory, has a dyke best friend, makes zines, and is a flaneur with a rich dating life. But Pauls also got a secret: hes a shapeshifter. Oscillating wildly from Riot Grrrl to leather cub, Womens Studies major to trade, Paul transforms his body at will in a series of adventures that take him from Iowa City to Boystown to Provincetown and finally to San Franciscoa journey through the deep queer archives of struggle and pleasure. Andrea Lawlors debut novel offers a speculative history of early 90s identity politics during the heyday of ACT UP and Queer Nation. Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl is a riotous, razor-sharp bildungsroman whose hero/ine wends his way through a world gutted by loss, pulsing with music, and opening into an array of intimacy and connections.

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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Larchmont Public Library LAWLOR (Text)
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31014152508978
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Mount Kisco Public Library FICTION LAWLOR (Text)
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31017151825970
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New Rochelle Public Library LAWLOR (Text)
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31019155939039
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Ossining Public Library FICTION (Text)
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31021153130405
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Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library FICTION LAWLOR (Text)
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31025152400305
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Scarsdale Public Library FICTION LAWLOR (Text)
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31029154231171
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White Plains Public Library FICTION (Text)
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31544200835502
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