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Author: Jacques, Juliet
Afterword by: Heti, Sheila
ISBN:978-1-78478-167-5
Publication Date:Nov 2016
Publisher:Verso Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

'Six weeks before sex reassignment surgery (SRS), I am obliged to stop taking my hormones. I suddenly feel very differently about my forthcoming operation.' 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...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Lgbt Studies / Transgender Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.031 x 7.644 x 1.014 Inches
Book Weight:0.748 Pounds
Author Biography
Jacques, Juliet (Author)
Sheila Heti was born in Toronto, Canada in 1976. She studied playwriting at the National Theatre School and philosophy at the University of Toronto.

Heti runs Trampoline Hall, a monthly lecture series, and writes regularly about the visual arts. Her title The Middle Stories was Shortlisted for the 2001 Upper Canada Writer's Craft Award. Heti was voted Best Emerging Writer in NOW magazine's Reader's Poll in 2001. In September 2010, Heti's book How Should a Person Be?, was published by Henry Holt in the United States in July 2012. It was chosen by The New York Times as one of the 100 Best Books of 2012 and by The New Yorker as one of the best books of the year.

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