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Rubyfruit Jungle
Rubyfruit Jungle
Author: Rita Mae Brown
?The rare work of fiction that has changed real life . . . If you don?t yet know Molly Bolt?or Rita Mae Brown, who created her?I urge you to read and thank them both.??Gloria Steinem —   — Winner of the Lambda Literary Pioneer Award | Winner of the Lee Lynch Classic Book Award —   — A landmark coming-of-age novel that launched the career of one of t...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781101965122
ISBN-10: 1101965126
Publication Date: 6/23/2015
Pages: 240
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  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 1 rating
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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reviewed Rubyfruit Jungle on + 14 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
This book is required reading for all lesbians. Rita Mae is a fabulous author and I dearly loved this book.
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Helpful Score: 4
Brilliantly written, hilariously funny yet tragic at times. A super read!
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Helpful Score: 3
The protagonist has a courageous spirit despite personal obstacles stemmming from birth, socioeconomics, and sexual orientation. Empowering book for females.
majorphilosopher avatar reviewed Rubyfruit Jungle on + 20 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
This book is what I like to call "extreme fiction", meaning it's highly unrealistic in its story and characters. I usually stop reading this type of fiction once I realize what it is but this novel was amusing and entertaining. I actually laughed out loud a few times. However, I have a few criticisms. The dialogue between characters is not the way anyone anywhere talks to each other, regardless of age or time period. The narrator contradicts her own statements by her actions and seems to lack emotion in situations that would be crushing. The ease with which the narrator meets all these lesbians seems to be way too far-fetched for the time period (50s/60s). Lastly, I didn't really have a that great a sense of Molly's personality, she seemed sweet at times and downright mean at others. She was supposedly a genius but didn't make genius choices. But overall, enjoyable book.
bast3 avatar reviewed Rubyfruit Jungle on + 44 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Love this one. It has been part of my collection for many years but I have decided to set it free.
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