The Beebo Brinker Chronicles Author:Ann Bannon This exclusive Quality Paperback Book Club edition features the best of Ann Bannon's lesbian "pulp" novels. First published from 1957 through 1962, these classic novels follow the exploits of a circle of women friends coming to terms with their sexuality. Odd Girl Out, the first in the series, introduces two of the character... more »s, Laura and Beth, who meet in college. Laura at first thinks that lesbians must be "great strong creatures in slacks," while Beth defies her feelings by fleeing into marriage. The other books are set in Greenwich Village, where Laura meets Beebo Brinker, and impulsive, passionate, and sometimes impossible Midwestern girl who swiftly captures readers' hearts. Callled "simply amazing reads--engaging, sexy, and unexpectedly illumnating" by The Village Voice, Bannon's novels also provide an important record of lesbian life in the post-World War II era.
This omnibus edition collects Odd Girl Out, I Am a Woman, Women in the Shadows, and Beebo Brinker.« less