Stray city: a novel

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&;A thoughtful and joyous literary experience that celebrates its characters and liberally rewards its readers.&; &;New York Times Book Review, Editors' Choice

"I tore through this novel like an orphaned reader seeking a home in its ragtag yet shimmering world." &; Carrie Brownstein

&;Our &;90s nostalgia is hella high these days, and this tender, funny story made our aging hipster hearts sing.&; &; Marie Claire

A warm, funny, and whip-smart debut novel about rebellious youth, inconceivable motherhood, and the complications of belonging&;to a city, a culture, and a family&;when none of them can quite contain who you really are.

All of us were refugees of the nuclear family . . .

Twenty-three-year-old artist Andrea Morales escaped her Midwestern Catholic childhood&;and the closet&;to create a home and life for herself within the thriving but insular lesbian underground of Portland, Oregon. But one drunken night, reeling from a bad breakup and a friend&;s betrayal, she recklessly crosses enemy lines and hooks up with a man. To her utter shock, Andrea soon discovers she&;s pregnant&;and despite the concerns of her astonished circle of gay friends, she decides to have the baby.

A decade later, when her precocious daughter Lucia starts asking questions about the father she&;s never known, Andrea is forced to reconcile the past she hoped to leave behind with the life she&;s worked so hard to build.

A thoroughly modern and original anti-romantic comedy, Stray City is an unabashedly entertaining literary debut about the families we&;re born into and the families we choose, about finding yourself by breaking the rules, and making bad decisions for all the right reasons.

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subject_facetDomestic fiction
Electronic books
Humorous fiction
Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction
Lesbians -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Portland (Or.) -- Fiction
Self-realization -- Fiction
Sexual minority community -- Oregon -- Portland -- History -- Fiction
Single mothers -- Fiction
title_displayStray city : a novel
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Stray City A Novel
Stray city : a novel / Chelsey Johnson
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History
Identity (Psychology)
Lesbians
Literature
Mothers and daughters
Self-realization
Sexual minority community
Single mothers