The Slow Fix

The Slow Fix

Book - 2008
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Deeply personal tales about gender, identity, and community, based on Coyote's own experiences growing up lesbian in Canada's North. By finding the small yet significant truths in our everyday gestures and interactions, she helps us to embrace not what makes us women or men, but human beings.
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : Arsenal Pulp Press, c2008
ISBN: 9781551522470
1551522470
Branch Call Number: Fiction Coyote
Characteristics: 152 p. ; 22 cm

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emilyc2017
Aug 07, 2017

I really enjoyed Ivan Cayote's laid back story telling style. I also enjoyed the way the author seamlessly weaved between the male and female genders.

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Incarnadine
Oct 08, 2012

I love this book and so does my mother! :D

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japandemonium
Jul 26, 2011

Coyote is a brilliant story-teller. Her stories are pure, uncluttered and uncomplicated… and a quick read. I was surprised to find that an author from the Yukon, living in Vancouver, had written a story about someone I knew, in a place I have been.

quagga Sep 20, 2009

Ivan Coyote is a storyteller who was raised in the Yukon and now lives in Vancouver. This is her 4th collection of short stories... or should I say "his"? Ivan addresses this question in the piece titled "Imagine a Pair of Boots."

"I have always felt this way about gender pronouns, that 'she' pinches a little and 'he' slips off me too easily. I'm often asked by well-intentioned people which pronoun I prefer, and I always say the same thing: that I don't really have a preference, that neither pronoun really fits, but thank you for asking, all the same. Then I tell them they can call it like they see it, or mix it up a little if they wish."

The stories may be familiar to you if you are a regular reader of Xtra! West, since earlier versions appeared in Coyote's Loose End column. They are always good for a chuckle and certainly worth reading more than once.

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