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Bad habit : a novel / Alana S. Portero ; translated from the Spanish by Mara Faye Lethem.

Portero, Alana, (author.). Lethem, Mara, (translator.).

Trapped in a working-class Madrid slum in the 1980s, a woman navigates the local party scene involving heroin and disco while searching for belonging in a potentially violent world where every choice can be fatal.

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  • ISBN: 9780063336124
  • ISBN: 006333612X
  • Physical Description: ix, 224 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Harpervia hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2024.

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General Note:
"Originally published as La mala costumbre in Spain in 2023 by Seix Barral."--Verso.
Subject: Transgender women > Fiction.
Young women > Spain > Madrid > Fiction.
Spain > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Transgender people
Genre: LGBTQIA+ fiction.
Transgender fiction
Transgender fiction.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Area Public Library System.


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Easton Main Library PORTERO (Text) 31901004794436 New Adult Fiction Available -

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