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Patricia Craig, 6 March 1986

Breaking silence: Lesbian Nuns on Convent Sexuality 
edited by Rosemary Curb and Nancy Manahan.
Columbus, 371 pp., £9.95, September 1985, 0 86287 255 3
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... Rosemary Curb and Nancy Manahan (a well-named pair) have assembled the testimonies of a lot of naughty American nuns and ex-nuns who chafed under the restrictions of convent life. One restriction in particular galled them all: the embargo on sexual activity. Few nuns, it seems, are natural celibates. Fewer still are heterosexual ...

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