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The "M" Word: Writers on Same-Sex Marriage

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Eleven Irreverent and Disarmingly Honest Essays

amuse, inform, provoke, and inspire. Here, writers examine not just what validates a same-sex union but wat constitutes a true marriage. And more important, how unions on one side of the fence might influence and shape these new, contested ones.

An anthology for readers of all persuasions, The M Word brings personal experience, insight, and even humor to one of ...

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Overview

Eleven Irreverent and Disarmingly Honest Essays

amuse, inform, provoke, and inspire. Here, writers examine not just what validates a same-sex union but wat constitutes a true marriage. And more important, how unions on one side of the fence might influence and shape these new, contested ones.

An anthology for readers of all persuasions, The M Word brings personal experience, insight, and even humor to one of the most emotion-laden issues of our day.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565124547
  • Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
  • Publication date: 10/15/2004
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 6.96 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Kathy Pories earned her B.A. and Ph.D. in English Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She taught in the English Department at UNC and at Elon University before joining Algonquin in 1995. She lives in Durham, North Carolina.

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Table of Contents

Jamie's wedding 1
My amendment 19
Notes toward an opinion on gay marriage 29
Vows 45
The good marriage; or, the kiss of the fat man 59
Crock-pots : a confession 73
Mrs. Register 95
Double standards 123
Stanley Karenina 139
40, 41, 42 149
Holding my breath : a family history 165
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