The Mariposa Club

The Mariposa Club

by Rigoberto Gonzalez


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The Mariposa Club by Rigoberto Gonzalez

As they embark on their final year of high school, the Fierce Foursome-Maui, Trini, Isaac, and Liberace-decide to do something big, something that will memorialize their friendships for when they all go their separate ways and begin their new "adult" lives. Already accustomed to the hardships that come with being openly gay in high school (not to mention in their homes), the boys can't begin to imagine what they will be faced with when they set out to create Caliente Valley High School's first GLBTQ club. All four boys are remarkably different, and they have been brought together for the time being by their shared feelings of being on the periphery at school, at home, and in the community. But once the Mariposa Club is formed, they will not only have a place where they belong and that is all their own, but it will be a place for future students who feel as displaced as they do.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590213506
Publisher: Lethe Press
Publication date: 11/23/2010
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Winner of the Guggenheim Fellowship and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. Published works include a memore, Butterfly Boy: Memoirs of a Chicano Mariposa, Other Fugitives and Other St

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The Mariposa Club 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was a rollerccoaster full of heart. Though some plot points were untidy and unresolved they were minor. If not for the exocative and heartfelt interactiins between Maui and the other characters this book would have been a solid three star affair. The dramatic climax was chilling!!!! Very good contribution to the genre and will read the sequel!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago