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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 11, 2006

    Tea just has something...

    Despite the fact that the book is self-indulgent, glamorized and romantisized, I love it. Valencia is the story of the underground Lesibian/Gay scene in San Fran and very much a study of individual Lesbians. Honesty is thrashing around in Valencia and you are able to meet it in the eyes. This auto-biographical novel is exciting and inspiring and sad all at once. I would say Valencia is Tea's best work (so far).

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  • Posted February 5, 2010

    Good read,great writing style

    Valencia by Michelle Tea was defiantly an interesting book. The 1st part of the book did not really grab me, but I kept going and chapter 8 to the end was really good. The characters in this book are many. Tea does a great job of telling the reader about each one though. Her writing style is unique and vivid; and that is what hooked me to this book. I defiantly want to read more for this author. This book was not life changing, but I am really glad I have it. I brought into my world a whole new definition of how differently people can live their lives and a new definition of dykes.

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    Posted February 5, 2010

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