Boys and oil : growing up gay in a fractured land
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New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2022]., ©2022
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Published
New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2022]., ©2022
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Book
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340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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English

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"From a young, gay environmentalist, a searing coming-of-age memoir set against the arid landscape of rural North Dakota, where homosexuality "seems akin to a ticking bomb." "I am a child of the American West, a landscape so rich and wide that my culture trembles with terror before its power." So begins Taylor Brorby's Boys and Oil, a haunting, bracingly honest memoir about growing up gay amidst the harshness of rural North Dakota, "a place where there is no safety in a ravaged landscape of mining and fracking." In visceral prose, Brorby recounts his upbringing in the coalfields; his adolescent infatuation with books; and how he felt intrinsically different from other boys. Now an environmentalist, Brorby uses the destruction of large swathes of the West as a metaphor for the terror he experienced as a youth. From an assault outside a bar in an oil boom town to a furtive romance, and from his awakening as an activist to his arrest at the Dakota Access Pipeline, Boys and Oil provides a startling portrait of an America that persists despite well-intentioned legal protections"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Brorby, T. (2022). Boys and oil: growing up gay in a fractured land (First edition.). Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brorby, Taylor. 2022. Boys and Oil: Growing Up Gay in a Fractured Land. Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brorby, Taylor. Boys and Oil: Growing Up Gay in a Fractured Land Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Brorby, Taylor. Boys and Oil: Growing Up Gay in a Fractured Land First edition., Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, 2022.

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