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Who was that woman, anyway? : snapshots of a lesbian life / Aorewa McLeod.

By: McLeod, Aorewa, 1940-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington [N.Z.] : Victoria University Press, 2013Description: 222 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780864738783 (pbk.).Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction -- 21st century. | Autobiographical fiction.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "Emerging brittle and cynical from a wildly dysfunctional family, Ngaio careers from ice cream factory to children's home to Oxford to rehab. Along the way, she discovers herself and her sexuality -- at raucous parties with trainee nurses, in feminist encounter groups and Wiccan covens, in university classrooms and legendary sapphic hotspots"--Back cover.
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With vivid and often hilarious storytelling, this novel is concerned with what it means to be a woman in the modern world by explores issues of sexuality, identity, and discovering one's place in the world. Emerging brittle and cynical from a wildly dysfunctional family, Ngaio shifts her career from an ice cream factory to a children's home to rehab. Along the way, she begins to not only find herself but sexuality--at raucous parties with trainee nurses, in feminist encounter groups and Wiccan covens, in university classrooms, and legendary Sapphic hotspots. This witty, tender, and frank novel delivers moving and memorable snapshots of late 20th century lesbian life.

"Emerging brittle and cynical from a wildly dysfunctional family, Ngaio careers from ice cream factory to children's home to Oxford to rehab. Along the way, she discovers herself and her sexuality -- at raucous parties with trainee nurses, in feminist encounter groups and Wiccan covens, in university classrooms and legendary sapphic hotspots"--Back cover.

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