9781936873210

Like a Woman

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  • ISBN13:

    9781936873210

  • ISBN10:

    1936873214

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/17/2015
  • Publisher: Dzanc Books

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Summary

Like Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina, Debra Busman's like a woman is a vivid coming-of-age story, revealing the lives of teenage girls on the streets of Los Angeles, trying to hold onto their sense of humanity against a backdrop of racism, poverty, sexism, and violence.

Debra Busman is co-director of the Creative Writing and Social Action Program at CSU Monterey Bay. Her work has been published in Combined Destinies: Whites Share Grief About Racism, Street Lit: Representing the Urban Landscape, Social Justice: New Pedagogies for Social Change, and the Los Angeles Review. This is her first novel.

Author Biography

Debra Busman is a fiction/creative non-fiction writer and co-director of the Creative Writing and Social Action Program at CSU Monterey Bay. Coeditor of Fire and Ink: An Anthology of Social Action Writing, her work has been published in Combined Destinies: Whites Share Grief About Racism, Street Lit: Representing the Urban Landscape, The LA Review, Social Justice: New Pedagogies for Social Change, and Women’s Studies Quarterly 26: “Working Class Lives and Cultures.

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