A Queer and Pleasant Danger: A Memoir - Kate Bornstein

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A stunningly original memoir of a nice Jewish boy who joined the Church of Scientology and left twelve years later, ultimately transitioning to a woman. A few years later, she stopped calling herself a woman and became famous as a gender outlaw.

  • Wickedly funny and disarmingly honest recaller of intimate details of her life
  • Join her recollections of childhood and adolescence, college at Brown, a life in the theater
  • Three marriages and fatherhood
  • The Scientology hierarchy
  • Transsexual life
  • LGBTQ politics
  • Life on the road as a sought-after speaker
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  • Kate Bornstein is a performance artist and playwright who has authored several award-winning books, including Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and The Rest of Us, My Gender Workbook, and Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks, and Other Outlaws. She has earned two citations of honor from the New York City Council and garnered praise from civil rights groups around the globe. Kate lives in New York City with her girlfriend, three cats, two dogs, and a turtle.
  • Publisher: ‎ Beacon Press (May 7, 2013)
  • Weight: ‎ 13.2 ounces
  • Size: ‎ 6.04 x 0.74 x 9.01 inches
  • Paperback: ‎ 280 pages

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