The razor-sharp but damaged Valerie Solanas, a doomed lesbian biker gang, recovering alcoholics, and teenagers barely surviving at an ice creamery: these are some of the larger-than-life, yet all-too-human figures populating America's fringes. Rife with never-ending fights and failures, theirs are the stories we too often try to forget. But in the process of excavating and documenting these queer lives, Michelle Tea also reveals herself in unexpected and heartbreaking ways.
Delivered with her signature honesty and dark humor, this is her first-ever collection of journalistic writing. As she blurs the line between telling other people's stories and her own, she turns an investigative eye to memoir, the genre that has nurtured her entire career, and considers the price that art demands be paid from life.
The book is in excellent condition, as new.