House Rules

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Secker & Warburg, 1994 - American fiction - 323 pages
"This utterly unexpected book dives straight into the chaos of an American adolescence, echoing the infernal laughter of William S. Burroughs as it probes the messier forms of sexual awakenings."-"Details" ""House Rules" . . . ventures off the map into an uncharted, quite terrifying strip of psychological badlands."-"The Village Voice" The narrator of Lewis' amazing first novel is 15-year-old Lee, whose story is both a fascinating and disturbing look at the dark side of show horse riding. With extraordinary insight, Heather Lewis describes a world she knew from the inside. Since its first publication 10 years ago, "House Rules" has established itself as a classic of lesbian literature. Heather Lewis is the author of two other novels, "Notice" and "The Second Suspect," In 2002, she took her own life at the age of 40.

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User Review  - Lindz2012 - LibraryThing

This is strange book. It talks about autism child. It goe really is a novel about a boy that has Asperger Syndrome. It has goes though the life of a boy that has Asperger Syndrome and he has younger ... Read full review


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A young woman gets lost on the dark side of the horse-show circuit, where drug addiction and sexual abuse mingle almost indistinguishably with pleasure and true love. Fifteen-year-old Lee gets kicked ... Read full review


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