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Review: Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

User Review  - Katelyn Faye - Goodreads

"Odd Girls" was a surprisingly easy read for a book packed with so much information. There were lots of great first-hand accounts and photos of everything from turn-of-the-century women to ads for 80s ... Read full review

Review: Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

User Review  - WildWords - Goodreads

I'm nearly at the end of this book. Overall I've enjoyed it, except for the constant over-simplification of working-class lesbian identities. Faderman suggests several times that, historically ... Read full review

Review: Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

User Review  - Rumi - Goodreads

This was the most fascinating and well rounded history book I've ever read. I appreciated the author also taking on the bisexual and trans perspective when it was relevant. I highly recommend this to ... Read full review

Review: Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

User Review  - Abby - Goodreads

for all intents and purposes, this is a good, extensively researched book on the history of lesbianism as it stands in the united states (although she does occasionally bring in a bit of history from ... Read full review

Review: Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

User Review  - Hannah C - Goodreads

Fascinating sociological read. Read full review

Review: Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

User Review  - Wiley R - Goodreads

Compelling is a stretch. It's full of information but I found it very dry. Read full review

Review: Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

User Review  - Wiley R - Goodreads

Compelling is a stretch. It's full of information but I found it very dry. Read full review

Review: Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

User Review  - Wendy Kobylarz-Chouvarda - Goodreads

VERY briefly at the moment, I will say this: Faderman's research is interesting, and the history of lesbianism in the 20th Century US is a good reminder of where we came from (and how far we still ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - m2snick - LibraryThing

A little dated but it holds up pretty well. Read full review

Review: Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

Describes the history of how lesbians survived and thrived in a hostile world. Read full review

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