A Letter to Harvey Milk: Short Stories

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Firebrand Books, 1988 - Fiction - 173 pages
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Tender-hearted, good-humored stories about being lesbian and Jewish.

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User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

One of my favorite short stories is in this collection--Flashback--but the others seem a little too stereotypically Yiddishkayt for me. She's a great writer, though. Read full review

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User Review  - Jakey - Goodreads

Some of these stories were good, particularily the title story, which made me get all teary. But some were rediculously bad. like the one about the woman who locks herself in her apartment, convinced that she is Anne Frank. Read full review

Contents

The Gift
11
A Letter Tb Harvey Milk
32
Only A Phase
48
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

Lesl?a Newman is the author of more than sixty books for readers of all ages, including the children's classic Heather Has Two Mommies, as well as the young adult novel Jailbait, the middle-grade novel Hachiko Waits, and the adult poetry collection Still Life with Buddy. Her award-winning short story ?A Letter to Harvey Milk? has been adapted for the stage. She has been awarded poetry fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Artists Foundation and is on the faculty of Spalding University's MFA brief-residency in writing program. She is also a former poet laureate of Northampton, Massachusetts. In addition, she works closely with the Matthew Shepard Foundation as a member of their speakers? bureau. She has visited schools all over the country giving her presentation ?He Continues to Make a Difference: The Story of Matthew Shepard.? Lesl?a Newman lives in Holyoke, Massachusetts.

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