Becoming a man : the story of a transition

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New York : Simon and Schuster, 2020.
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First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
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227 pages ; 22 cm
9781982105099, 1982105097, 9781982105105, 1982105100


"A remarkable, deeply moving memoir of one man's gender transition amid a pivotal political moment in America"--,Provided by publisher.
Becoming a Man is the striking memoir of P. Carl's journey to become the man he always knew himself to be. For fifty years, he lived as a girl and a queer woman, building a career, a life, and a loving marriage, yet still waiting to realize himself in full. As Carl embarks on his gender transition, he takes us inside the complex shifts and questions that arise throughout-the alternating moments of arrival and estrangement. He writes intimately about how transitioning reconfigures both his own inner experience and his closest bonds-his twenty-year relationship with his wife, Lynette; his already tumultuous relationships with his parents; and seemingly solid friendships that are subtly altered, often painfully and wordlessly. Carl blends the remarkable story of his own personal journey with incisive cultural commentary, writing brilliantly about gender, power, and inequality in America. His transition occurs amid the rise of the Trump administration and the #MeToo movement-a transition point in America's own story, when transphobia and toxic masculinity are under fire even as they thrive in the highest halls of power. Carl's quest to become himself and to reckon with his masculinity mirrors, in many ways, the challenge before the country as a whole, to imagine a society where every member can have a vibrant, livable life. Here, through this brave and deeply personal work, Carl brings an unparalleled new voice to this conversation -- from Amazon.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

P. Carl. (2020). Becoming a man: the story of a transition (First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.). Simon and Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

P. Carl, 1966-. 2020. Becoming a Man: The Story of a Transition. New York: Simon and Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

P. Carl, 1966-. Becoming a Man: The Story of a Transition New York: Simon and Schuster, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

P. Carl. Becoming a Man: The Story of a Transition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition., Simon and Schuster, 2020.

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