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Leave a Light on for Me

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Real life in real time for four San Francisco lesbians: cold coffee in the kitchen, hot sex on the side, and friendships strong enough to pull them all through. Morgan, Georgia, Elizabeth, and Bernice share love and friendships with intimate connections that are painful and powerful, sad and serene. This is a deep, soul-searching romp through the lives of contemporary ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published July 1st 1999 by Alyson Books (first published October 1986)
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Sara
Jun 30, 2013 Sara rated it really liked it
I started the book a few months ago and had some trouble with the first chapter. It wasn't keeping my attention at all. I set it down. I am so glad I came back and gave it another go as once I got into the second chapter, I really started to enjoy the book. There is a lot to the book as it weaves together the lives of these friends. The spiritual bits add a great touch and the various perspectives of how we perceive and whether the storms in our lives. I was left wondering what happened with ...more
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Jan 15, 2015 Eastendleo rated it it was amazing
Can't believe it's been 24 (!) years since this book was published! And I lent it out so often I don't now know where it's ended up...I like to think my copy is making it's way around our community with the gushing enthusiasm that I always launched it with.

But it has been so long that I have only the haziest memories of what I liked so much about it. I vaguely remember the characters and situations and dialogue resonating strongly with my experience as a leftie pro-feminist gay libber. More so t
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Jun 14, 2010 Calvin rated it liked it
Shelves: high-school
i read this about ten years ago and wanted to read it again because there was a part in it that i wanted to see again: i got the right to be in this world... i am a child of the universe.
i didn't finish it this second time through though so i'm still on the hunt for those lines.
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