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Fierce femmes and notorious liars : a dangerous trans girl's confabulous memoir / Kai Cheng Thom.

Author/Creator:
Thom, Kai Cheng author.
Publication:
Montréal, QC : Metonymy Press, [2017]
Montr�eal, QC : Metonymy Press, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
188 pages ; 21 cm
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Subjects:
Transgender people -- Fiction.
Women -- Fiction.
Vigilantes -- Fiction.
City and town life -- Fiction.
Feminist fiction.
City and town life.
Transgender people.
Vigilantes.
Women.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Summary:
"Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl's Confabulous Memoir is a coming-of-age story about a young Asian trans girl, pathological liar, and kung-fu expert who runs away from her parents' abusive home in a rainy city called Gloom. Striking off on her own, she finds her true family in a group of larger-than-life trans femmes who make their home in a mysterious pleasure district known only as the Street of Miracles. Under the wings of this fierce and fabulous flock, she blossoms into the woman she has always dreamed of being, with a little help from the unscrupulous Doctor Crocodile. When one of their number is brutally murdered, our protagonist joins her sisters in forming a vigilante gang to fight back against the transphobes, violent johns, and cops that stalk the Street of Miracles. But when things go terribly wrong, she must find the truth within herself in order to stop the violence and discover what it really means to grow up and find your family."-- Provided by publisher.
Notes:
"Third printing - April 2017."
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Tom Farinholt and Blair Edlow Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Tom Farinholt and Blair Edlow Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780994047137
0994047134
OCLC:
1031485017