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Dominique Bouavichith

Dominique Bouavichith is a lover of linguistics and the French language. He completed his B.A. and M.A. at New York University, studying French and Linguistics. In the fall, he will be pursuing a Ph.D. in Linguistics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dominique comes from Minnesota and enjoys traveling, wine, and good television.

Transvestite

I live in a lower-class neighborhood of Paris, at the end of a small, dark street, one of the last refuges for some dealers. Once there, you have to come inside the building through a pretty large entryway, walk across the courtyard, then take the correct staircase, follow a corridor, make a right, and it’s at that door that hundreds of men have come knocking.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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