The Reluctant Daughter

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Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Bold Strokes Books
Publish Date
Pages
244
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.4 X 0.6 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781602821187

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About the Author


Leslรฉa Newman has published more than fifty books, including the novels Good Enough to Eat and In Every Laugh a Tear; the short story collections A Letter to Harvey Milk and Girls Will be Girls; the poetry collections Still Life with Buddy and Signs of Love; the middle grade novels, Hachiko Waits and Fat Chance; and the children's books The Boy Who Cried Fabulous, A Fire Engine for Ruthie, The Best Cat in the World, and Heather Has Two Mommies. She has received numerous literary awards including poetry fellowships from the Massachusetts Artists Fellowship Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, the Highlights for Children Fiction Writing Award, a Parents' Choice Silver Medal, the James Baldwin Award for Cultural Achievement, and four Pushcart Prize Nominations. Nine of her books have been Lambda Literary Award finalists. Currently, she is the Poet Laureate of Northampton, Massachusetts. Leslรฉa's work often addresses lesbian identity and Jewish identity, and how the two intersect and how they collide. Her most recent books include a new volume of poetry entitled Nobody's Mother, and the first board books for children with same sex parents: Mommy, Mama, and Me, and Daddy, Papa, and Me.