Rubyfruit Jungle

Rubyfruit Jungle

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Bawdy and moving, the ultimate word-of-mouth bestseller, Rubyfruit Jungle is about growing up a lesbian in America--and living happily ever after....

Title:Rubyfruit Jungle
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780553146967
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    Rubyfruit Jungle Reviews

  • Donna Davis

    I read this book the year it was published. I was a young woman of 21, and it was during a time when it was still considered shocking, by most of mainstream straight America,to be gay. My sister had r...

  • Tatiana

    i swear i already wrote a review of this book but maybe not. okay, so you're young, you've suddenly realized you're a lesbian. one out of every two people you talk to in the next year are going to rec...

  • Michael

    Fast moving and dynamic, Rubyfruit Jungle vividly sketches the coming of age of a lesbian in postwar America. The autobiographical novel follows Molly Brown, the adopted daughter of a destitute family...

  • Sophie

    I read this book by accident. Literally and metaphorically, as was trapped in a foreign hospital without anything to read. After pleading with anyone who'd listen (in bad German), one of the nurses sa...

  • Emily B

    I liked this book immediately and can find little fault with it!...

  • Kells Perry

    I really debated whether to give this one or two stars because my intense negative reaction to the book doesn't necessarily mean it wasn't written decently. However, I definitely can't award it anythi...

  • Sabrina Chap

    Seeing as I've been dating women for awhile, I figured I'd finally read this classic of lesbo lit. My review in one word, "eh. . ." I mean, Brown's got a great handle on a fierce character, and there ...

  • Richard Derus

    After Six of One, my favorite of lesbian legend among women Rita Mae Brown's witty, delightful books. The fact that the young woman protagonist is a film student, and the film that she's shown to have...

  • Carrie

    I'm seriously reconsidering this Fallback Friday idea. If the old books are all like this one, I don't think I'll be able to handle it.This book was a flat out mess. I'm sitting here so angry after re...

  • Matt

    It always amazes me how much you can gain even from the smallest book— if it is written right.I am not exactly predestined to make profound statements here. Compared to the main character I have the...