Paul takes the form of a mortal girl : a novel

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Chicago : Rescue Press, [2017].


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354 pages ; 19 cm.
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It's 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 flâneur with a rich dating life. But Paul's also got a secret: he's a shapeshifter. Oscillating wildly from Riot Grrrl to leather cub, Women's 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 Francisco--a journey through the deep queer archives of struggle and pleasure. Andrea Lawlor's 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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Lawlor, A. (2017). Paul takes the form of a mortal girl: a novel (First edition.). Rescue Press.

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Lawlor, Andrea. 2017. Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl: A Novel. Chicago: Rescue Press.

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Lawlor, Andrea. Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl: A Novel Chicago: Rescue Press, 2017.

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Lawlor, Andrea. Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl: A Novel First edition., Rescue Press, 2017.

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