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Rat Bohemia

by Sarah Schulman - £14.99  Arsenal Pulp Press (2008)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781551522357 | ISBN 10: 1551522357

Winner, Ferro-Grumley Award for Women's Fiction.
 
Written from the epicentre of the AIDS crisis in the 1990s, Rat Bohemia is a bold, achingly honest story set in the "rat bohemia" of New York City, whose huddled masses include gay men and lesbians who bond with one another in the wake of loss.
 
Navigating the currents of the city is Rita Mae Weems, a rat exterminator who holds the optimism of all true bohemians - those who stand outside of the prevailing social apparatus.
 
Inspired by A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe, Rat Bohemia is an expanive novel about coping with loss and healing the wounds of the past by reinventing oneself in the city.
 
Rat Bohemia was named one of the "100 Best Gay and Lesbian Novels of All Time" by The Publishing Triangle.
 
Includes a new introduction by the author.

(Price & availability last checked: August 2018)

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