I Want To Write Something Funny But I'm Too Sad by Lucille FieldI Want To Write Something Funny But I'm Too Sad by Lucille Field

I Want To Write Something Funny But I'm Too Sad

byLucille Field

Paperback | March 10, 2017

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I Want To Write Something Funny But I'm Too Sad is a moving collection of tough stories of women making hard choices. Meeting sexism and homophobia, they do not always win, but they always fight for justice. The growing lesbian feminist politics of the day are a strong force, as well as a love of women. Woven throughout is a powerful love of music transforming the characters and their lives.The triumphant stories are full of delight in fun, food, sex, art, and nature while the women live in community or coupledom. 

Political consequences experienced by many as gender oppression are met head on in these rebellious women living in chosen family. The stories move with wonderful motion as they tell all the different experiences the women weather. They are strong, they are fierce, they are funny. They laugh, they cry, they are brave. They learn how to live as older lesbians, drawing upon what they learned as young lesbians. 
The novella opens up a world of mental illness, holocaust survival, mother and daughter, and the lesbian couple who heal with love. We learn so much from these women and hold them close in our memory...

Title:I Want To Write Something Funny But I'm Too SadFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:370 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.82 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.82 inPublished:March 10, 2017Publisher:BookLocker.com IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1634918924

ISBN - 13:9781634918923

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Table of Contents

In Memory Of My Mentors
Forward
Acknowledgements
Author’s Note
Contents
The Couple
When I Grow Too Old To Dream
Mother Love    
Safe Harbor
Choices
I Want To Write Something Funny But I’m Too Sad
Wedding Fever
Toys
The Geriatric Girls’ Gym
A Matter Of Taste
Mara’s Piano Lessons
The Songs of Miriam
I  The Student
II  The Professor
III  The Singer
IV  The Composer
V  Foster
VI  The Women
A Match Made in Heaven
Carlos
Carlos and RuthAnne
Finale
The Story of Rachel - A Novella
Meet the Author