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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: CAN SPECFIC KEN2017
Title: Steam Clean
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Personal name: Kenins, Laura
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015550 checked in 2022-12-29 15:11:00

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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Speculative Fiction
International Standard Book Number: 9781940398655
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Retrofit Comics
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2017
Other physical details: zine, thin format, softcover
Summary, etc. note: On a dark autumn night in northern Europe, a group of friends and strangers gather at a sauna for a women’s-only sauna night. Kaisa has been trying out dating apps after a breakup. Miika is conflicted about attending a women’s event as a nonbinary person. Maija’s work tensions bring up recollections of other events from the past. Laima feels torn between her role as goddess of women and her sexual orientation. As the sauna heats up, stories come out in the steam. Laura Ķeniņš is a comic artist and journalist who has lived and worked in Halifax, Toronto, Latvia and Hungary. Her short comic Alien Beings was published by kuš! komikss in 2016 and her comics have also appeared in Kuti Magazine, Truthout, The Puritan, Carte Blanche, the Los Angeles Review of Books and other publications. She has worked with the Ladydrawers and Femicomix Finland. Currently she resides in Toronto with her tuxedo cat.
Expansion of summary note: Canada, Canadian, sauna, bath house, woods, magical realism, slice of life, everyday fiction, women, non-binary, goddess, friendship, relationship, consent, Northern Europe, mythology, folklore, dating, dating apps, trans, goddess of women, LGBTQ+, queer, sexuality
Source of acquisition: Steam Clean
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: December, 2018
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