Semi queer : inside the world of gay, trans, and Black truck drivers / Anne Balay.

Author
Balay, Anne [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
  • ©2018
Description
214 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-207) and index.
Contents
Starting : whoop 'n' ride : why people choose trucking, and how they prepare -- Rolling : sailboat races : the web of regulations that shape the work of trucking -- Stopping : getting loaded : customers, shippers, receivers -- Rolling : drag and fly : race, racism, and trucking -- Stopping : Jesus, take the wheel : road accidents, PTSD, and fear -- Rolling : grabbing gears : the appeal of constant motion, especially to gay, black, and trans drivers -- Stopping : the pickle park : truck stops and rest areas -- Rolling : draggin' ass : persistence and endurance are working-class values -- Stopping : what's your twenty? : Locating the queer trucker's body.
ISBN
  • 9781469647098 ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
  • 1469647095 ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
  • ((electronic book))
LCCN
2018008644
OCLC
1028608890
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