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Some Strange Music Draws Me In

 Author: Griffin Hansbury  Category: General Fiction  Publisher: W. W. Norton  Published: March 12, 2024  ISBN: 1324050799  Pages: 320  Language: English  Alibris  Amazon  Barnes & Noble  Bookshop org  Kobo  Publisher  Find in a Library
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It’s the summer of 1984 in Swaffham, Massachusetts, when Mel (short for Melanie) meets Sylvia, a tough-as-nails trans woman whose shameless swagger inspires Mel’s dawning self-awareness. But Sylvia’s presence sparks fury among her neighbors and throws Mel into conflict with her mother and best friend. Decades later, in 2019, Max (formerly Mel) is on probation from his teaching job for, ironically, defying speech codes around trans identity. Back in Swaffham, he must navigate life as part of a fractured family and face his own role in the disasters of the past.

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Griffin Hansbury

Griffin Hansbury is the author of Some Strange Music Draws Me In, a novel, along with Feral City (a Finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Transgender Nonfiction) and Vanishing New York (both written as Jeremiah Moss), as well as...

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