Breakfast on Pluto Study Guide

Breakfast on Pluto

Breakfast on Pluto by Patrick McCabe

Breakfast on Pluto is the story of Patrick "Pussy" Braden, an Irish transwoman who escapes from an abusive foster mother to seek out her birth mother. She embarks on a journey of self-discovery plagued by bad luck and bigotry. The novel covers her affair with a married Irish politician, his murder at the hands of either the IRA or the Ulster Defense Volunteers, and her time as a prostitute in London.

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