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The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl
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Description: Amazon.com Review Though the title character of David Ebershoff's debut novel is a transsexual, the book is less concerned with transgender issues than the mysterious and ineffable nature of love. Loosely based on the life of Danish painter Einar Wegener who, in 1931, became the first man to undergo a sex-change operation, The Danish Girl borrows the bare bones of his story as a jumping-off point for an exploration of how Wegener's decisions affected the people around him. Chief among these is his Californian wife, Greta, also a painter, who unwittingly sets her husband's feet on the path to transformation. While trying to finis ... (more)
Manufacturer: Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Release date: 7 December 2000
ISBN-10 : 0753810794 | ISBN-13: 9780753810798
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