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Paul takes the form of a mortal girl / Andrea Lawlor.

  • Lawlor, Andrea
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About this work


It's 1993 and Paul Polydoris tends bar at the only gay club in a university town thrumming with politics and partying. He studies queer theory, has a dyke best friend, makes zines, and is a flâneur with a rich dating life. But Paul's also got a secret: he's a shapeshifter. Oscillating wildly from Riot Grrrl to leather cub, women's studies major to trade, Paul transforms his body at will in a series of adventures that take him from Iowa City to Boystown to Provincetown and finally to San Francisco, a journey through the deep queer archives of struggle and pleasure.


London : Picador, 2019.

Physical description

340 pages ; 23 cm


First published in the US in 2017 by Rescue Press.


  • English

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    History of Medicine
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