The Gilda Stories

The Gilda Stories

A Novel

Book - 2004
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An elegant, sensual and naturalistic fantasy -- a black vampire story.
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Firebrand Books, c2004
ISBN: 9781563411403
Branch Call Number: GOMEZ J
Characteristics: 268 p. ; 22 cm


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Lesbian. Escaping from slavery in the 1850s Gilda's longing for kinship and community grows over two hundred years. Her induction into a family of benevolent vampires takes her on an adventurous and dangerous journey full of loud laughter and subtle terror.

Fiction. This remarkable novel, now released in an expanded 25th anniversary edition, begins in 1850s Louisiana, where Gilda escapes slavery and learns about freedom while working in a brothel. After being initiated into eternal life as one who "shares the blood" by two women there, Gil... Read More »

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