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Adam

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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RHYS ERNST AND STARRING NICHOLAS ALEXANDER, BOBBI SALVÖR MENUEZ, LEO SHENG, AND MARGARET QUALLEY

"An insightful, funny, and unexpected love story."—Aimee Mann

When Adam Freedman — a straight, cis teen from Piedmont, California — goes to stay with his older sister Casey in Brooklyn, he fantasizes about a summer of freedom, new friends, and falling in love. He's in for a surprise.
It's 2006 and Casey has thrown herself into NYC's lesbian and trans activist scene—marriage equality marches, L Word-watching parties, BDSM sex clubs, and trans rights protests. Adam tags along, having fun in places he'd never have expected, but he's surrounded by lesbians, and it seems like the last thing he'll find is a girlfriend. That is, until he meets Gillian. Adam is soon hopelessly, desperately in love...only there's just one small problem. Gillian thinks he's a trans man.
Ariel Schrag's scathingly funny and poignant debut novel puts a fresh spin on questions of love, attraction, self-definition, and what it means to be part of a community.

"[An] audacious coming-of-age novel."—Miami Herald

"Compulsively readable."—Bookforum

"Hilarious...Schrag's riotous, poignant debut novel will leave you reeling."—SF Weekly


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Publisher: HMH Books

Kindle Book

  • Release date: June 10, 2014

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780544227637
  • Release date: June 10, 2014

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  • ISBN: 9780544227637
  • File size: 8656 KB
  • Release date: June 10, 2014

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Kindle Book
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subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:770
Text Difficulty:3-4

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RHYS ERNST AND STARRING NICHOLAS ALEXANDER, BOBBI SALVÖR MENUEZ, LEO SHENG, AND MARGARET QUALLEY

"An insightful, funny, and unexpected love story."—Aimee Mann

When Adam Freedman — a straight, cis teen from Piedmont, California — goes to stay with his older sister Casey in Brooklyn, he fantasizes about a summer of freedom, new friends, and falling in love. He's in for a surprise.
It's 2006 and Casey has thrown herself into NYC's lesbian and trans activist scene—marriage equality marches, L Word-watching parties, BDSM sex clubs, and trans rights protests. Adam tags along, having fun in places he'd never have expected, but he's surrounded by lesbians, and it seems like the last thing he'll find is a girlfriend. That is, until he meets Gillian. Adam is soon hopelessly, desperately in love...only there's just one small problem. Gillian thinks he's a trans man.
Ariel Schrag's scathingly funny and poignant debut novel puts a fresh spin on questions of love, attraction, self-definition, and what it means to be part of a community.

"[An] audacious coming-of-age novel."—Miami Herald

"Compulsively readable."—Bookforum

"Hilarious...Schrag's riotous, poignant debut novel will leave you reeling."—SF Weekly


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