You're Not from Around Here, Are You?: A Lesbian in by Louise A. Blum

By Louise A. Blum

This is a humorous, relocating tale approximately existence in a small city, from the perspective of a pregnant lesbian. Louise A. Blum, writer of the severely acclaimed novel Amnesty, now tells the tale of her personal existence and her determination to be out, loud, and pregnant. blending humor with memorable prose, Blum recounts how a quiet, conservative city in an impoverished stretch of Appalachia reacts as she and a neighborhood girl, Connie, fall in love, flow in jointly, and be certain to dwell their existence jointly overtly and truthfully.
    the city responds in substantially alternative ways to the couple’s presence, from prayer vigils at the village eco-friendly to a function article within the relatives portion of the neighborhood newspaper. it is a cautionary, clever, and celebratory story approximately what it’s prefer to be diversified in America—both the great and the undesirable. an outline of small city existence with all its comforts and its terrors, this memoir speaks to an individual who has ever felt like an intruder in the USA. Blum tells her tale with a razor wit and deft precision, a narrative approximately "girls with grit," and the kid they choose to elevate, correct the place they're, in small city America.

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