By Kate Bornstein
Kate Bornstein—gender theorist, functionality artist, author—is set to alter lives together with her compelling memoir. Wickedly humorous and disarmingly sincere, this can be Bornstein's such a lot intimate e-book but, encompassing her early adolescence and formative years, university at Brown, a lifestyles within the theater, 3 marriages and fatherhood, the Scientology hierarchy, transsexual existence, LGBTQ politics, and existence at the highway as a sought-after speaker.
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A Queer and Pleasant Danger: The true story of a nice Jewish boy who joins the Church of Scientology, and leaves twelve years later to become the lovely lady she is today by Kate Bornstein