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Hookers, Flankers and Locks

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  4 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
When Doc joined the Yale women’s rugby team, she expected a rugged time on the field. But nothing prepared her for what happened off the field, especially when Eva fell in love with a gorgeous teammate, rankling her hostile Southern Baptist family. Filled with raucous song and ivy league rivalries, 'Hookers, Flankers and Locks' also explores questions of identity and human ...more
ebook, 111 pages
Published April 23rd 2012 by Bare Knuckles Press
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Apr 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Roller gives an interesting perspective into the Ivy League experience. The book follows several women for what seems like a very short period of time (a whole semester or part of semester) as they experience college life, bond with one another, explore their sexuality/romantic relationships, play rugby for Yale, and prepare for the "real world". The author weaves songs (some very bawdy, some traditional) through her dialogue that helps set the tone for each scene. It seemed like an original dev ...more
Jun 26, 2012 rated it it was ok
Shelves: sports, rugby
So as someone who loves rugby I had to read this book once I heard about it and I did.
It's only available online and it seems to be kind of semi-auto-biographical. Parts of it rung very true, especially the characters struggling to deal with changes in their sexual identities, disapproving parents, inter-team romance, and recruiting new players. However, I kind of wished there had been more rugby action to complement the vivid depictions of the social aspects of the game. Also parts of it seeme
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E. J. Roller graduated from Yale, where she majored in English and played for the Yale Women’s Rugby Football Club. She has an MA in Writing from Johns Hopkins University. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Musical Theater Writing at Tisch School of the Arts. She lives in Brooklyn with her partner, Chris.
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