[bksvol-discuss] Just submitted

  • From: "solsticesinger" <solsticesinger25@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <bookshare-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 16:52:46 -0500

Hi, all.

I have just submitted Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg to the step one 
page. It's in .rtf format. Enjoy. You'll find the synopsis below.


Woman or man? That's the question that rages like a storm around Jess 
Goldberg, clouding her life and her identity. Growing up differently 
gendered in a
blue--collar town in the 1950's, coming out as a butch in the bars and 
factories of the prefeminist '60s, deciding to pass as a man in order to 
when she is left without work or a community in the early '70s. This 
powerful, provocative and deeply moving novel sees Jess coming full circle, 
she learns
to accept the complexities of being a transgendered person in a world 
demanding simple explanations: a he-she emerging whole, weathering the 

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