Come as You are
  • Author : Judith Roof
  • Release Date : 06 July 1996
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN 13 : 0231104375

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Book Description: On narrative and sexuality.

Come as You are

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