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Through the door of life : a Jewish journey between genders

Author: Joy Ladin
Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin : University of Wisconsin Press, [2012] ©2012
Series: Living out.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Professor Jay Ladin made headlines around the world when, after years of teaching literature at Yeshiva University, he returned after a year of "involuntary research leave" to the Orthodox Jewish campus as a woman-Joy Ladin."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Joy Ladin; Joy Ladin
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Ladin
ISBN: 9780299287306 0299287300 9780299287337 0299287335 9780299287344 0299287343
OCLC Number: 756200166
Awards: Commended for National Jewish Book Award (Biography/Autobiography) 2012
Description: x, 255 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Who will be --
Adolescence --
The door to life.
Series Title: Living out.
Responsibility: Joy Ladin.

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"Professor Jay Ladin made headlines around the world when, after years of teaching literature at Yeshiva University, he returned after a year of "involuntary research leave" to the Orthodox Jewish campus as a woman-Joy Ladin."--Jacket.

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