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A singular, beautifully written coming-of-age memoir of a Filipino boy with albinism whose story travels from an immigrant childhood to Harvard to a gender transition and illuminates the illusions of race, disability, and gender

Fairest is a memoir about a precocious boy with albinism, a "sun child" from a rural Philippine village, who would grow up to become a woman in
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Expected publication: May 26th 2020 by Viking
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Meredith Talusan has written for numerous publications, including The Guardian, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, VICE Magazine, and The Nation, and has contributed essays to several books such as Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance and Revolution in Trump's America and the New York Times' Bestselling Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture. Her debut memoir, Fairest, is ...more