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OFF THE GRID
A CRAZY COCKETTE WHO SPENT HIS ADULT LIFE UNDERGROUND

Cockettes, Rumi Missabu, Hibiscus, Gender Bender, Gender Fuck, Drag Queens, Cockettes book, gay performers, gay theater book"

$15.99

Dive into Rumi Missabu's impossible but true story. Rumi was a key figure in San Francisco's now legendary Cockettes, a 1960s hippie gender-bending performance troupe. For 35 years, Rumi lived off the grid, surviving through under-the-table work with little money. In this short and snappy memoir, Rumi reflects on his life defined by defiance and transient living, with just an expired library card as proof of existence.
 

"Wacky and wonderful. Shocking twists and turns. Can you imagine living completely underground? Only in San Francisco can an actor pull off their greatest performance—surviving without a trace. Read and be amazed. Blink and you'll miss it."
— August Bernadicou

Executive Director, The LGBTQ History Project

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