The Resource My brother my sister : story of a transformation, Molly Haskell, (electronic resource)

My brother my sister : story of a transformation, Molly Haskell, (electronic resource)

Label
My brother my sister : story of a transformation
Title
My brother my sister
Title remainder
story of a transformation
Statement of responsibility
Molly Haskell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a visit, the brother of well-known film critic Molly Haskell dropped a bombshell: nearing age sixty, and married, he had decided to become a woman. This book gracefully explores a delicate subject from the perspective of a family member. Haskell chronicles her brother Chevey's transformation through a series of psychological evaluations, grueling surgeries, drug regimens, and comportment and fashion lessons as he becomes Ellen. Despite Haskell's liberal views on gender roles, she was dumbfounded by her brother's decision. With candor and compassion, she charts not only her brother's journey to becoming her sister, but also her own path from shock, confusion, embarrassment, and devastation to acceptance, empathy, and love. Haskell widens the lens on her brother's story to include scientific and psychoanalytic views. In an honest, informed voice, she has revealed the controversial world of gender reassignment and transsexuals from both a personal and a social perspective in this frank and moving memoir.--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haskell, Molly
Dewey number
  • 306.76/8092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ77.8.H375
LC item number
H37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haskell, Ellen
  • Transsexuals
  • Sex change
Label
My brother my sister : story of a transformation, Molly Haskell, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9EC808C2-6825-41A0-8017-51CE4AAAE75F
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
My brother drops a bombshell -- Flesh and blood -- My brother kisses his elbow -- My brother advertises for a secretary and reels in a wife -- Who has it better, men or women? -- My brother writes a story -- A tale of two wives -- The sculptor of human faces -- He learns to walk and talk like a dame -- Ellen becomes a mountain woman -- Ellen changes her mind, and changes it again -- Andrew falls and Ellen comes up and shows off her body -- The year of the transsexual -- Ellen is a Medicare mudder -- Looking backward and moving forward
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 213 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101638057
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858947689
Label
My brother my sister : story of a transformation, Molly Haskell, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9EC808C2-6825-41A0-8017-51CE4AAAE75F
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
My brother drops a bombshell -- Flesh and blood -- My brother kisses his elbow -- My brother advertises for a secretary and reels in a wife -- Who has it better, men or women? -- My brother writes a story -- A tale of two wives -- The sculptor of human faces -- He learns to walk and talk like a dame -- Ellen becomes a mountain woman -- Ellen changes her mind, and changes it again -- Andrew falls and Ellen comes up and shows off her body -- The year of the transsexual -- Ellen is a Medicare mudder -- Looking backward and moving forward
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 213 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101638057
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858947689

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