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Rainbow Reading Book Club: "Crybaby Butch" by Judith Frank

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. With a disparate group of adult learners as the backdrop. Frank examines, with warm 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 investigating the meaning of butch identity as it reinvents itself from one generation to the next. 

Earlier Event: January 9
Tai Chi Classes
Later Event: January 10
Volunteer Orientation