Like a Woman (Paperback)

By Debra Busman

Dzanc Books, 9781936873210, 204pp.

Publication Date: March 17, 2015

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Description

Like Dorothy Allison's "Bastard Out of Carolina," Debra Busman's "like a woman" is a vivid coming-of-age story, revealing the lives of teenage girls on the streets of Los Angeles, trying to hold onto their sense of humanity against a backdrop of racism, poverty, sexism, and violence.

Debra Busman is co-director of the Creative Writing and Social Action Program at CSU Monterey Bay. Her work has been published in "Combined Destinies: Whites Share Grief About Racism," "Street Lit: Representing the Urban Landscape," "Social Justice: New Pedagogies for Social Change," and the "Los Angeles Review." This is her first novel.



About the Author

Debra Busman is a fiction/creative non-fiction writer and co-director of the Creative Writing and Social Action Program at CSU Monterey Bay. Coeditor of "Fire and Ink: An Anthology of Social Action Writing," her work has been published in "Combined Destinies: Whites Share Grief About Racism," "Street Lit: Representing the Urban Landscape," "The LA Review," "Social Justice: New Pedagogies for Social Change," and "Women's Studies Quarterly 26: "Working Class Lives and Cultures."" She lives in Carmel, CA.
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