The Gilda stories: a novel

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Firebrand Books, 1991 - Fiction - 252 pages
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Well-versed in the traditions of African-American writing, Gomez moves from lesbian life in Boston in the 1960s (the title story) to a futuristic fantasy, "Houston", a previously unpublished Gilda story. The centerpiece novella, "Lynx and Strand", explores some of the darkest dreams and fears of American culture as we hurtle toward the millenium.

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User Review  - VikkiLaw - LibraryThing

Vampires of color talk about the Attica uprising!!!! And Angela Davis and Black liberation (and how women got left behind by so much focus on male Black nationalism. (but then I wasn't too fond of the last two chapters) Read full review

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User Review  - Carol_M_in_NJ - LibraryThing

I loved this book, and have re-read it. Jewelle Gomez weaves a tale of a Black lesbian vampire, by showing glimpses into her life at different time periods. Born into slavery, she witnesses tremendous ... Read full review

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Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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