The Resource Sketchtasy, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, (ebook)

Sketchtasy, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, (ebook)

Label
Sketchtasy
Title
Sketchtasy
Statement of responsibility
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sketchtasy takes place in that late-night moment when everything comes together, and everything falls apart-it's an urgent, glittering, devastating novel about the perils of queer world-making in the mid-'90s. This is Boston in 1995, a city defined by a rabid fear of difference. Alexa, an incisive twenty-one-year-old queen, faces everyday brutality with determined nonchalance. Rejecting middle-class pretensions, she negotiates past and present traumas with a scathing critique of the world. Drawn to the ecstasy of drugged-out escapades, Alexa searches for nourishment in a gay culture bonded by clubs and conformity, willful apathy, and the specter of AIDS. Is there any hope for communal care? Sketchtasy brings 1990s gay culture startlingly back to life, as Alexa and her friends grapple with the impact of growing up at a time when desire and death are intertwined. With an intoxicating voice and unruly cadence, this is a shattering, incandescent novel that conjures the pain and pageantry of struggling to imagine a future
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Sycamore, Mattilda Bernstein
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Boston (Mass.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Sketchtasy, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781551527307
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12262682
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12262682
System control number
MWT12262682
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Sketchtasy, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781551527307
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12262682
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12262682
System control number
MWT12262682
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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