• by Kathleen Winter
  • Narrated by Tandy Cronyn
  • 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Kathleen Winter’s poignant debut novel was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. In it, Winter explores society’s views of gender identity through the eyes of a child born with male and female sex organs. At their doctor’s urging, the Blakes decide to raise their child as a boy, Wayne, giving him hormones to suppress his feminine physical traits. But after discovering the secret about his body, Wayne decides to stop taking his medication and lets his body develop naturally.


What the Critics Say

“A compelling, gracefully written novel.…” (Kirkus Reviews)


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Customer Reviews

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Thoughtful, relevant.

A realistic accounting of a uniquely challenging life, as experienced by them self and those around them.
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- Red River Blues Man


excellent book, great historical and feminist lens used in the book. Very interesting, makes one want to keep on reading to see what will happen next.
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- juan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-04-2011
  • Publisher: Recorded Books