x

Our Privacy Policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

End of San Francisco

ISBN-10: 087286572X
ISBN-13: 9780872865723
Edition: N/A
List price: $15.95 Buy it from $1.99
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: The End of San Franciscois about a young gender-bending queer male who drops out of an elite East Coast university and escapes to San Francisco, in search of a world more politically charged, sexually saturated, and ethically consistent. This is the  More...

Used Starting from $10.23
New Starting from $14.18
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
SQL Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Excel® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Word® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS PowerPoint® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: City Lights Books
Publication date: 3/19/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.56" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

The End of San Franciscois about a young gender-bending queer male who drops out of an elite East Coast university and escapes to San Francisco, in search of a world more politically charged, sexually saturated, and ethically consistent. This is the person who will evolve into Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, infamous radical queer troublemaker, activist and agitator, community builder, and anti-assimilationist commentator. Here is the intimate, messy, and complicated story of the formation of one of the contemporary queer movement's most savvy and outrageous writers and spokespersons.Part memoir, part social history, and part elegy,The End of San Franciscomoves seamlessly between past, present, and future. Shifting between time and place, the book pivots from a circumscribed childhood spent in 1980s Washington, DC, to 1990s San Francisco—and the camaraderie and conflict found in direct-action organizing, club culture, public sex, and elective families—to New England, post-grunge Seattle, Rudy Giuliani's New York, and back to San Francisco in time to witness the birth and death of the dot-com era.Ultimately the book centers on the myths and realities of San Francisco as a refuge for radical queer visions. Using an unrestrained associative style to conjure the untidy push and pull of memory, inspiration, resistance, and loss, Sycamore exposes the tensions between idealism and critical engagement, trauma and self-actualization, and the politics, perils, and potentials of queer world-making today.Mattilda Bernstein Sycamoreis the editor of four anthologies, includingWhy Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots, That's Revolting, andNobody Passes, and two novels.

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore is the author of the novel, Pulling Taffy, and the editor of four nonfiction anthologies, including Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity and That's Revoling! Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation. Sycamore writes regularly for a variety of publications, including Bitch, Utne Reader, AlterNet, Make/Shift, and Maximumrocknroll. She lives in San Francisco.

The First Time
Together
The Texture of the Air
Anyone You Come into Contact With
The End of San Francisco
Wide Awake
What We Were Creating
Unlearning the Safety
The Beach

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×