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Loving Her
Loving Her
Author: Ann Allen Shockley
The groundbreaking story centers on Renay, a talented black musician who is forced by pregnancy to marry the abusive, alcoholic Jerome Lee. When Jerome sells Renay's piano to finance his drinking, she leaves her destructive marriage, and flees with her young daughter to Terry, a wealthy white writer whom she met at a supper club. Terry awakens i...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780930044978
ISBN-10: 0930044975
Publication Date: 4/1987
Pages: 187
Edition: 1st Naiad Press Ed
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Publisher: Naiad Pr
Book Type: Paperback
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This was the first bi-racial lesbian novel and it is also the first lesbian novel written by a Black woman. For this reason alone, being such a groundbreaking "first," it is worth reading. The story is good, but the writing could be better. I found the sex scenes to be a bit overly cheesy and therefore unbelievable. I read this novel in my college gender class, and being a short, quick read, it was definitely one of the better on the list.
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Not your usual Lesbian fiction. This is literature.