Trans: A Memoir

Author: Jacques, Juliet
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Pub Date: 15/11/2016
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 9781784781675
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview "First published by Verso in 2015"--Title page verso.
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In July 2012, aged thirty, Juliet Jacques underwent sex reassignment surgery-a process she chronicled with unflinching honesty in a serialised national newspaper column. Trans tells of her life to the present moment: a story of growing up, of defining yourself, and of the rapidly changing world of gender politics. Fresh from university, eager to escape a dead-end job and launch a career as a writer, she navigates the treacherous waters of a world where, even in the liberal and feminist media, transgender identities go unacknowledged, misunderstood or worse. Revealing, honest,humorous, and self-deprecating, Trans includes an epilogue with Sheila Heti, author of How Should a Person Be?

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