The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in America
Passionate Mistakes helped catapult the nascent queer girl culture of San Francisco's Mission district to the world. The novel charts the turbulent adventures of one girl in America as she moves from Boston's teenage goth world to whoring in New Age Tucson before finally arriving in San Francisco’s dyke underground.
Honest, sarcastic, lyrical and direct, Tea's writing is possibly the most literate and sophisticated treatment of underground dyke culture ever written and circulated. She is a reincarnation of when Jill Johnston used to be cool.
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Review: The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in AmericaUser Review - Rebecca Lau - Goodreads
This book could have been better if Michelle Tea had talent for writing or even proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation. However I am a sucker for gritty poverty porn so I picked up Valencia immediately. Read full review
Review: The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in AmericaUser Review - Mara - Goodreads
The very best of Michelle Tea starts with her first work. Never has she been able to truly capture her ragtag, unedited, juicy, straight from memory to zine, writing style since this first book (well ... Read full review
An Archive of Feelings: Trauma, Sexuality, and Lesbian Public Cultures
No preview available - 2003