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Crybaby Butch

Drawing on her experience as an adult literacy tutor Judith Frank's first novel traces the difficult and sometimes hilarious connection between two butches of different generations a middle class thirty something adult literacy teacher and her older working class student. i m glad i read this book the plot wanders toward the end but the characters grapple with topics i am thinking about right now i m also a sucker for any book that is so in love with stone butch blues

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Vestigating the meaning of butch identity as it reinvents itself from one generation to the next Carol Anshaw Fearless and unflinching Crybaby Butch rigorously explores butchfemme dynamics over two generations Judy Frank's debut novel is searing and memorable Claire Messu. Follow on the heels of Stone Butch Blues It s a nice enough story and brings up the important issue of the disconnect between older and younger generations in the ueer community but you could do better

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With a disparate group of adult learners as the backdrop Frank examines with warmth and wit the relationship between education and gender class and racial identity With Crybaby Butch Judith Frank creates a deeply human bravely unsentimental story while at the same time in. I enjoyed reading this book but it s definitely not a light summer read My heart broke for the characters in this book for Chris and the other students Anna is teaching They ve all lived through cruel and harsh lives yet they re still hopeful of improving their lives through learning how to read My only wish is that the ending had been different I wasn t expecting a cheesy Hollywood ending but I wanted something definite The hell with it I wanted Chris to dump Kathleen and end up with Anna Kathleen wasn t all bad but she sure wasn t as supportive of Chris as she should have been

  • Paperback
  • 416
  • Crybaby Butch
  • Judith Frank
  • English
  • 18 May 2017
  • 9781563411434

About the Author: Judith Frank

Judith Frank holds a BA from the Hebrew University and an MFA and PhD from Cornell University She is the author of Crybaby Butch Firebrand Books 2004 which was awarded a Lambda Literary Award in 2004 In 2008 she received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship for All I Love and Know She has been a resident at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony and has published short fiction in The Mass



10 thoughts on “Crybaby Butch

  1. says:

    I found this book frustrating because it had so much potential yet needed so much work I think it would've been fulfilling to be her editor and be the one to say Great characterization but we don't need so much backstory on every character or I can't tell what's going on in this chapter where you don't use any names It felt like the flaws in her writing were concrete and fixable whereas the stuff that can't b

  2. says:

    i'm glad i read this book the plot wanders toward the end but the characters grapple with topics i am thinking about right now i'm

  3. says:

    25 stars

  4. says:

    This one isn't doing it for me Maybe I'll try again another time

  5. says:

    The best fiction I've read that zeroes in on class and race from a white Jewish person's perspective The main character Anna is a but

  6. says:

    I enjoyed reading this book but it's definitely not a light summer read My heart broke for the characters in this book for Chris and the other students Anna is teaching They've all lived through cruel and harsh l

  7. says:

    Another one for the book club Unfortunately I didn't finish in time and after we all discussed it I put it back on the shelf obviously it didn't have too much of a pull In an attempt to finish all my half started books this year I finished it 3 months later I'm glad I did too because the people in the book remind me of how I don't want to be There were so many different points of view it all seemed a bit jumble

  8. says:

    Yup that's it I soldiered on for book club but am ditching this after 205 of its 416 pages I have suffered enough

  9. says:

    Follow on the heels of Stone Butch Blues It's a nice enough story and brings up the important issue of the disconnect between older and younger generations in the ueer community but you could do better

  10. says:

    Judy was my advisor in college so I am really interested to see what this is likeI used to love it when she would make all sorts of references t

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