Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

Rubyfruit Jungle
Rita Mae Brown


Discover the classic coming of age novel that confronts prejudice and injustice with power and humanity. Molly Bolt is a young lady with a big character. Beautiful, funny and bright, Molly figures out at a young age that she will have to be tough to stay true to herself in 1950s America. In her dealings with boyfriends and girlfriends, in the rocky relationship with her mother and in her determination to pursue her career, she will fight for her right to happiness. Charming, proud and inspiring, Molly is the girl who refuses to be put in a box.

With an introduction by Rita Mae Brown.

Paperback, 240pp
Vintage Books, 2015 (1973)
ISBN 9781784870515