Rose of No Man's Land

by Michelle Tea, MacAdam Cage

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780156030939
  • ISBN-10: 0156030934
  • Pages: 320
  • Publication Date: 02/05/2007
  • Carton Quantity: 40
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  • About the Book

    Fourteen-year-old Trisha Driscoll is a gender-blurring, self-described loner whose family expects nothing of her. While her mother lies on the couch in a hypochondriac haze and her sister aspires to be on The Real World, Trisha struggles to find her own place among the neon signs, theme restau­rants, and cookie-cutter chain stores of her hometown. 

     

    After being hired and abruptly fired from the most popular clothing shop at the local mall, Trisha befriends a chain-smoking misfit named Rose, and her life shifts into manic overdrive. A “postmillennial, class-adjusted My So-Called Life” (Publishers Weekly), Rose of No Man’s Land is brim­ming with snarky observations and soulful musings on contemporary teenage America.

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    PRAISE FOR ROSE OF NO MAN’S LAND

    "Rose [of No Man’s Land] is balls-out from the start . . . Not for the faint of heart, Tea’s writing is raw, funny, and tragic, but never forced. A-."—Entertainment Weekly (Editor’s Choice)

    "It made me entirely happy to be alive . . . This book is deliriously true. To its author I say: You brought the female inside out. It’s such an incredible act. It feels like a first time . . . What a miracle of a book."—BookForum

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