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Ace : what asexuality reveals about desire, society, and the meaning of sex
 by Beacon Press, Boston :
xi, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-202) and index.
Part I. Self. Prologue -- Arriving at asexuality -- Explanation Via Negativa -- Compulsory sexuality and (male) asexual existence -- Part II. Variations on a theme. Just let me liberate you -- Whitewashed -- In sickness and in health -- Part III. Others. Romance, reconsidered -- The good-enough reason -- Playing with others -- Anna -- Where are we going, where have we been?
"Ace" delves into the lives of those who identify using the little-known sexual orientation of asexuality and shows what all of us can learn--about desire, identity, culture, and relationships--when we use an asexual lens to see the world"--