The Resource Trans-sister radio, a novel by Chris Bohjalian

Trans-sister radio, a novel by Chris Bohjalian

Label
Trans-sister radio
Title
Trans-sister radio
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Chris Bohjalian
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Schoolteacher Allison Banks, the long-divorced mother of a teenager on the cusp of college, has at last fallen in love. The object of her desire? Dana Stevens, a professor at the nearby university and her instructor for a summer film and literature course. Her daughter, Carly, watches with pleasure her mother's newfound happiness, but her ex-husband, Will, the president of Vermont Public Radio, is jealous. Still secretly in love with his ex-wife, he finds himself increasingly unsettled by the prospect of Allison's attachment to another man. Yet Dana is unlike anyone Allison has ever been with: attentive, gentle, kind -- and an exceptionally ardent lover. Moreover, it's clear that Dana cares just as deeply for Allison. The only stumbling block? Dana has known always that in actuality he is a woman -- genitalia, plumbing, and perceptions be damned -- and he will soon be having a sex change operation. At first Allison runs, but overwhelmed by the depth of her passions, she returns. But can the pair's love transcend both the biologic imperatives that are their bodies, as well as their ingrained notions of sexual preference? Moreover, can their love survive the outrage of the small community in which they live? All four characters -- Allison, Dana, Carly, and Will -- narrate this compelling story, spinning a tale that will keep you turning the pages with the eagerness we usually reserve for thrillers, while nodding in wonder at such a deeply moving and profoundly honest portrayal of longing, love, and desire
Cataloging source
AKD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bohjalian, Chris
Dewey number
FIC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.O495
LC item number
T72*
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Divorced people
  • Transsexuals
  • Divorced people
  • Transsexuals
  • Vermont
  • Vermont
Label
Trans-sister radio, a novel by Chris Bohjalian
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Contempories edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781448719433
Lccn
99049250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47967674
  • 1772791
  • (OCoLC)ocm47967674
Label
Trans-sister radio, a novel by Chris Bohjalian
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Contempories edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781448719433
Lccn
99049250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47967674
  • 1772791
  • (OCoLC)ocm47967674

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