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Queer Love, Friendship, And Freedom In Carolina De Robertis’ Novel 'Cantoras'

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Pamela Denise Harris
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Carolina De Robertis

Carolina De Robertis traveled to her family’s country Uruguay and learned about the nation’s queer history. The trip inspired her latest book "Cantoras," about five lesbians living during a dictatorship who escape to a rustic beach that becomes their sanctuary.

"She felt a sensation so foreign that she almost collapsed under its spell. She felt free."

You can meet Carolina De Robertis on Wed Nov. 13 at the San Francisco Public Library’s main branch.