A Restricted Country

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Cleis Press, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 186 pages
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A proud, working-class woman, and an 'out' lesbian long before the Rainbow revolution, Joan Nestle has stood at the forefront of American freedom struggles from the McCarthy era to the present day. Available for the first time in years, this revised classic collection of personal essays offers an intimate account of the lesbian, feminist and civil rights movements. Features 12 new b/w photographs 'Joan Nestle's work embodies a very large vision' - Adrienne Rich

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User Review  - Sarah Brooks - Goodreads

This important book from lesbian HERstory details the author's experience of coming out in the 1940s and then being out in the 1950s and onward. The book is a collection of essays and short stories ... Read full review

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User Review  - EJ Frost - Goodreads

"To live without history is to live like an infant, constantly amazed and challenged by a strange and unnamed world. There is a deep wonder in this kind of existence, a vitality of curiosity and a ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Joan Nestle is the author of A Fragile Union: New and Selected Writings. She is cofounder of the Lesbian Herstory Archives in New York City, where she lives.

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