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Spit and Passion

Spit and Passion

Cristy Road (Author/Illustrator)

  • Publisher: Feminist Press
  • Format: Book
  • Binding: pb
  • Pages: 160
  • Released: Nov 1, 2012
  • ISBN-13: 9781558618077


At twelve years old, Cristy Road is trying to balance the values of a Cuban Catholic family with her newfound queer identity, and begins a chronic obsession with the punk band Green Day. In this stunning graphic memoir, 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, in that angst and euphoria, finds a path to self-acceptance.

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