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Out of the ordinary : a life of gender and spiritual transitions

Out of the ordinary : a life of gender and spiritual transitions

Author: Michael Dillon; Jacob Lau; Cameron Partridge
Publisher: New York (N.Y.) : Fordham University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Out of the Ordinary is the memoir of Dr. Michael Dillon / Lobzang Jivaka (1915-1962) who transitioned from female to male between 1939 and 1949, became a ship's surgeon in the (British) Merchant  Read more...

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Named Person: Michael Dillon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Dillon; Jacob Lau; Cameron Partridge
ISBN: 9780823274802 0823274802
OCLC Number: 1018385415
Notes: Notes bibliogr.
Description: 1 v. (XI-238 p.) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Susan Stryker ; Editors' Note ; "In His Own Way, In His Own Time" : an Introduction to Out of the Ordinary ; Author's Introduction ; Part I: Conquest of the Body ; Birth and Origins ; The Nursery ; Schooldays ; Oxford ; War ; The Darkest of Days ; Part II: Conquest of the Mind ; Medical Student ; Resident Medical Officer ; Surgeon M.N. ; On the Haj ; Round the World ; Interlude Ashore ; Last Voyage ; Imji Getsul.
Responsibility: Michael Dillon/Lobzang Jivaka ; edited and with an introduction by Jacob Lau and Cameron Partridge ; [foreword by Susan Stryker].
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"... Dillon's memoir charts his wide-ranging life of education, gender transition, and conversion to Buddhism...show(s) continuity of concerns with those of transgender individuals today." Read more...

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