Inappropriation

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Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: DD37891
Released: Jul 24, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538551363
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A wildly irreverent take on the coming-of-age story that turns a search for belonging into a riotous satire of identity politicsStarting at a prestigious private Australian girls' school, fifteen-year-old Ziggy Klein is confronted with an alienating social hierarchy that hurls her into the arms of her grade's most radical feminists. Tormented by a burgeoning collection of dark, sexual fantasies, and a biological essentialist mother, Ziggy sets off on a journey of self-discovery that moves from the Sydney drag scene to the extremist underbelly of the Internet. As PC culture collides with her friends' morphing ideology and her parents' kinky sex life, Ziggy's understanding of gender, race, and class begins to warp. Ostracized at school, she seeks refuge in Donna Haraway's seminal feminist text, A Cyborg Manifesto, and discovers an indisputable alternative identity. Or so she thinks. A controversial Indian guru, a transgender drag queen, and her own Holocaust-surviving grandmother propel Ziggy through a series of misidentifications, culminating in a date-rape revenge plot so confused, it just might work. Uproariously funny, but written with extraordinary acuity about the intersections of gender, sexual politics, race, and technology, Inappropriation is literary satire at its best. With a deft finger on the pulse of the zeitgeist, Lexi Freiman debuts on the scene as a brilliant and fearless new talent.

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Author(s): Lexi Freiman

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Author(s): Lexi Freiman
Narrator(s): Katherine Littrell
Product Number Z100131187
Released: Jul 24, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062847942
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Author(s): Lexi Freiman
Product Number EB00714487
Released: Jul 24, 2018
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Ecco
ISBN: #9780062699756

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