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A Letter to Harvey Milk: Short Stories (Library of American Fiction)

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In "A Letter to Harvey Milk: Short Stories" (Library of American Fiction), published on August 30, 2004, readers delve into a poignant and humorous collection that boldly addresses the nuances of gender equality and religious freedom. Through a series of touching narratives, author Leslie Newman gives voice to characters grappling with their lesbian identities intertwined with their Jewish heritage. From a young woman's first lesbian encounter to the vivid depiction of a Holocaust survivor's flashbacks, the collection captures the essence of self-discovery and the struggle against societal norms. The title story, a heart-rending homage to Harvey Milk, was honored as a finalist in the Raymond Carver Short Story Competition. This book is an excellent resource for college students studying gender and cultural studies, providing a platform for reflective thinking on historical and contemporary social justice issues. Engage with these stories to explore the complexities of identity and acceptance in a changing world.
Published by University of Wisconsin Press on August 30, 2004
173 pages
ISBN: 9780299205744
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