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De Secretis Mulierum

(2008)
A Novella by

 
''If countless numbers of people throughout history have wished for an early menopause, probably no one wished more devoutly for it than Thomas Aquinas. No doubt he literally prayed for it morning, noon, and night. A picture comes to mind of him kneeling in his cell, pleading with the Virgin for release from a burden even Job hadn't been forced to bear.''-- De Secretis Mulierum

According to the Pentagon-owned-and-operated Past-Scan Device, Leonardo da Vinci and Thomas Aquinas were both women in drag. Jane Pendler's advisor says that's impossible, that the technology must be bogus, and pulls the plug on Jane's dissertation research on Leonardo. What's a feminist graduate student to do? What else, but do the research using the Past-Scan Device behind her advisor's back, of course...

De Secretis Mulierum was a Locus recommended novella in 1995, the year of its original publication.

 
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Paperback Editions

September 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: De Secretis Mulierum (Conversation Pieces Series, Number 22)
Author(s): L Timmel Duchamp
ISBN: 1-933500-24-7 / 978-1-933500-24-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aqueduct Press
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Kindle Editions

July 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: De Secretis Mulierum (Conversation Pieces Book 22)
Author(s): L Timmel Duchamp
Publisher: Aqueduct Press
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