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Man Alive by Thomas Page McBee
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bookshelves: lgbtq

A deeply personal memoir describing one man's journey to discover what it means to be a man.

Thomas Page McBee is a trans man who has written an honest, emotional, and oftentimes necessarily uncomfortable account. Through memories of child abuse and adult violence, Thomas talks with empathy and compassion about how he faced the journey for the truth of who he was and where he fitted into his family and the world.

This memoir is beautifully written, with even the most harrowing events told with a light touch that makes the reader unable to do anything but sympathise with the circumstances that lead people to make the decisions.

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Reading Progress

June 8, 2017 – Shelved
June 8, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
June 19, 2017 – Started Reading
June 19, 2017 – Shelved as: lgbtq
June 19, 2017 – Finished Reading

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