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Individual Author Record

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Name:  Ann Holmquist  

Pen Name: Ann Bannon

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Audience: Adult;

Born: September, 1932 in Joliet, IL


-- Website -- http://www.annbannon.com/
-- Ann Holmquist on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=ann+holmquist


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Selected Titles At Your Library

Beebo Brinker
ISBN: 9781573441254. OCLC Number:

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The first in a series of groundbreaking 1950s lesbian pulp novels introduces readers to a teenage butch farm girl loosed on Beat-era New York City. Original.

I Am a Woman
ISBN: 1573441457. OCLC Number:

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Designated the 'Queen of Lesbian Pulp' for authoring several landmark novels beginning in 1957, Ann Bannon's work defined lesbian fiction for the pre-Stonewall generation. Following the release of new editions of 'Beebo Brinker' and 'Odd Girl Out', 'I Am a Woman' finds college student Laura fleeing from campus heartbreak over sorority sister Beth's decision to marry a man and into the arms of the lesbian bohemia of 1950s Greenwich Village. Available now for the first time in ten years, this is the author's favourite in the series.

Journey to a Woman
ISBN: 1573441708. OCLC Number:

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The fifth in a series of re-released lesbian pulp fiction classics finds Laura in love amidst the lesbian bohemia of Greenwich Village.

Odd Girl Out
ISBN: 1573441287. OCLC Number:

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A 1950s pulp fiction tale set in the University of Illinois in which shy Laura embarks on a love affair with her college roommate, the brash, straightforward Beth.

Women in the Shadows
ISBN: 157344149X. OCLC Number:

Cleis Pr. .

Designated the ?Queen of Lesbian Pulp” for her series of landmark novels beginning in 1957, Ann Bannon defined lesbian fiction for the pre-Stonewall generation. Following the release of Cleis Press's new editions of Beebo Brinker and Odd Girl Out, Women in the Shadows finds Laura in love among the lesbian bohemia of Greenwich Village. This edition features a new introduction by the author. ?Sex. Sleaze. Depravity. Oh, the twisted passions of the twilight world of lesbian pulp fiction.” ? Chicago Free Press ?Shameless tales of wanton dyke lust are finally unveiled!” ? Out magazine