One of the best novels to come out of the golden age of lesbian pulps, this 1958 classic returns to delight a new generation of readers.
Phil Carlsons marriage proposal is 18-year-old Paulas ticket out of the tenement and dingy life with her alcoholic father. But the dream dissolves the moment Paula meets Byrne, Phils wealthy aunt. Byrne, an artist who lives in Greenwich Village, is bewitched by Paulas crush on her and daringly allows it to blossom, despite the dark secret that forever ties her to another woman.
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Cleis Press (July 20, 2006)