Earth as It Is

(Author)
Available

Product Details

Price
$20.00  $18.40
Publisher
Break Away Book Club Edition
Publish Date
Pages
276
Dimensions
5.24 X 7.99 X 0.62 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780253024046
BISAC Categories:

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Jan Maher is a senior scholar at the Institute for Ethics in Public Life, SUNY Plattsburgh.

Reviews

"A small-town hairdresser is not quite what she seems in this novel of life under cover.... In Maher's tapestry, the unconventional, even subversive, impulses of misfits and "ordinary" folk find a place in a convincing whole."

--Kirkus Reviews

"Maher's understated style of character development reveals a rich understanding of her characters and their decisions."

--The Islands' Weekly

"The story is an unusual one, featuring a condition usually ignored in fiction. Deserves a place on library shelves."

--Booklist

"A complex and deeply emotional novel which explores a rarely discussed aspect of gender identity in the post-war Midwest.... A captivating novel that attempts to bring a softer perspective to gender identity. It is definitelyworth reading."

--Historical Novel Society

"Jan Maher's Earth As It Is is a heartfelt story about an extraordinary life.... Both loving and heartbreaking, Earth As It Is lends a new perspective to an ongoing dialogue."

--ForeWord Reviews

"Maher's debut is a satisfyingly complex character study exploring gender identity in the postwar Midwest.... Maher deftly navigates Charlie/Charlene's dual identities and vividly captures a complex inner struggle... the story is transportive."

--Publishers Weekly

"

"In Maher's tapestry, the unconventional, even subversive, impulses of misfits and "ordinary" folk find a place in a convincing whole. A quietly luminous tale of folksy gender-bending that's entertaining and authentic."

"--Kirkus Review

"

A superbly crafted novel by an exceptionally skillful storyteller, Earth As It Is reveals author Jan Maher's genuine flair for a fully engaging originality.

"--Midwest Book Review
s