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Spit and Passion

Road, Cristy C. (Book - 2012 )
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"At its core, Spit and Passion is about the transformative moment when music crashes into a stifling adolescent bedroom and saves you. Suddenly, you belong. At twelve years old, Cristy C. Road is struggling to balance tradition in a Cuban Catholic family with her newfound queer identity, and begins a chronic obsession with the punk band Green Day. In this stunning graphic biography, Road renders the clash between her rich inner world of fantasy and the numbing suburban conformity she is surrounded by. She finds solace in the closet--where she lets her deep excitement about punk rock foment, and finds in that angst and euphoria a path to self-acceptance" -- from publisher's web site.
Authors: Road, Cristy C.
Title: Spit and passion
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press, 2012.
Characteristics: 157 p. :,chiefly ill. ;,23 cm.
Summary: "At its core, Spit and Passion is about the transformative moment when music crashes into a stifling adolescent bedroom and saves you. Suddenly, you belong. At twelve years old, Cristy C. Road is struggling to balance tradition in a Cuban Catholic family with her newfound queer identity, and begins a chronic obsession with the punk band Green Day. In this stunning graphic biography, Road renders the clash between her rich inner world of fantasy and the numbing suburban conformity she is surrounded by. She finds solace in the closet--where she lets her deep excitement about punk rock foment, and finds in that angst and euphoria a path to self-acceptance" -- from publisher's web site.
ISBN: 9781558618077
1558618074
Statement of Responsibility: written and illustrated by Cristy C. Road
Subject Headings: Road, Cristy C. Comic books, strips, etc. Coming out (Sexual orientation) Comic books, strips, etc. Green Day (Musical group) Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre/Form: Graphic novels.
Autobiography.
Topical Term: Coming out (Sexual orientation)
LCCN: 2012031485
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