Working PartsBook - 1997
An engaging debut novel about two individuals who challenge themselves and each other through friendship, commitment, reading, and sportLesbian cyclist Lori Taylor is an exceedingly likable, top-notch bike mechanic. She's a smart woman with an embarrassing secret: she can't read. Her best friend Mickey, also a bike mechanic, is long on literacy but he often comes up short on love. In Lucy Jane Bledsoe's first novel, the two friends enter into a pact that leads each of them into dangerous emotional territory. As they negotiate the rough ride of personal growth and strained friendship, the mutual dream that drove them to the pact begins to unravel. Set at breakneck speed, Working Parts dazzles with its vibrant prose, memorable characters, and snappy dialogue. Bledsoe's increasing number of fans will eagerly welcome this fully realized story.
Publisher: Seattle : Seal Press ; [Emeryville, Calif.] : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, c1997
Characteristics: 195 p. ; 21 cm