Of Drag Kings and the Wheel of Fate [NOOK Book]

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A novel about history, sex, drag, paganism, death, and the formation of family. Using an ancient myth reset in the queer community in Buffalo, New York, Smith explores gender fluidity, sexual diversity, and the deeper questions of love and identity that make us who we are.

Dr. Rosalind Olchawski is an expert on Shakespeare, Nineteenth century poetry, and being the best friend you've ever had. She's been described so often as ‘warm’ that she’s ...
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Of Drag Kings and the Wheel of Fate

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Overview

A novel about history, sex, drag, paganism, death, and the formation of family. Using an ancient myth reset in the queer community in Buffalo, New York, Smith explores gender fluidity, sexual diversity, and the deeper questions of love and identity that make us who we are.

Dr. Rosalind Olchawski is an expert on Shakespeare, Nineteenth century poetry, and being the best friend you've ever had. She's been described so often as ‘warm’ that she’s come to think of herself as a sweater or a pair of mittens. Set up on a blind date at a drag club in downtown Buffalo, Rosalind is mesmerized by the performance of the drag king Taryn. Can a grown woman go mad over a girl who looks like a boy? One night of adventure threatens to tear down everything Rosalind has come to believe about herself, but she discovers the soul behind the girl's handsome face and cannot look away. The connection between them is irresistible, and Rosalind is drawn into a world of love, sacred madness, witchcraft, and gender transgression.

Can love and magic hero to change the course of Fate?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781602824560
  • Publisher: Bold Strokes Books, Inc
  • Publication date: 8/15/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 925,554
  • File size: 323 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2004

    Cute!

    This love story of fate delights the reader. Nothing too dramatic or complex--the title says it all. If you like sweet lesbian fiction with some sex thrown in, you'll like this light read.

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