Close Calls: New Lesbian Fictions

Close Calls: New Lesbian Fictions

by Susan Fox Rogers
     
 

Close Calls presents twenty-one new stories that reflect the complexity and richness of lesbian life today, exploring a wide range of topics such as family, love and loss, children, violence, and sex. Susan Fox Rogers has brought together both established and new writers, including Ruthann Robson, Donna Allegra, Gwendolyn Bikis, Linda Smukler, Wickie Stamps,

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Close Calls presents twenty-one new stories that reflect the complexity and richness of lesbian life today, exploring a wide range of topics such as family, love and loss, children, violence, and sex. Susan Fox Rogers has brought together both established and new writers, including Ruthann Robson, Donna Allegra, Gwendolyn Bikis, Linda Smukler, Wickie Stamps, Anna Livia, among many others. Close Calls showcases the innovative and provocative writing that makes lesbian fiction today.

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"A collection that is without exception well written, original, and compelling." —Library Journal

"This superb treasury is a must for your bookshelf. Susan Fox Rogers has gathered some remarkable writers onto these pages, and they provide wide-ranging, involving, altogether striking glimpses into our lives. Seldom will you find stories of greater dimension or quality." —Katherine V. Forrest, author of Liberty Square

"Close Calls provides a revealing survey of lesbian lives-young and old; black, white, and Asian-and deserves to find an audience of both lesbian and mainstream readers." —Booklist

"This book reflects the reality of lesbian life and deserves the attention and readers that Women on Women series has garnered. Once again, Rogers demonstrates her skill in fashioning anthologies to mirror our culture." —Lamda Rising Book Report

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312168025
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
09/15/1997
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.18(h) x 0.77(d)

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