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Becoming a woman : a biography of Christine Jorgensen

Becoming a woman : a biography of Christine Jorgensen

Author: Richard F Docter
Publisher: New York : Haworth Press, 2008.
Series: Haworth Press sexual minorities in historical context.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Christine Jorgensen; Christine Jorgensen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard F Docter
ISBN: 1560236663 9781560236665 1560236671 9781560236672
OCLC Number: 489101561
Description: xxxix, 301 s. : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword Vern Bullough. Acknowledgments. Introduction C. Jacob Hale 1. Christine, 1988 2. The Jorgensens 3. Elementary and High School 4. RKO Pathe and Military Service 5. Hollywood, 1947 6. The Male Hormone 7. The Transsexual Decision 8. Copenhagen and Christian Hamburger 9. Medical Intervention 10. A New Name, a New Gender 11. Ex-GI Becomes Blonde Beauty 12. Behind the Headlines 13. Return to New York 14. The New York Post Takes Aim 15. Denmark, the Travel Film 16. Developing an Act 17. On the Road 18. The Marriage License 19. Exit Betty Walton 20. Summer Stock 21. Autobiography 22. The Christine Jorgensen Film 23. Retirement and Illness 24. The Final Year
Series Title: Haworth Press sexual minorities in historical context.
Responsibility: Richard F. Docter.


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"Becoming a Woman: A Biography of Christine Jorgensen offers a more studied examination of the state of transsexuality than most biographies offer....An excellent guide for college-level holdings Read more...

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