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Becoming Nicole : the transformation of an American family

Nutt, Amy Ellis (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780812995411
  • ISBN: 0812995414
  • Physical Description: print
    xix, 279 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2015]

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Mirror image -- Beginnings -- Identical twins -- My boys -- Finally ours -- Gender dysphoria -- Down East -- Things to be careful of -- The pink aisle -- A boy-girl -- Wild in the dark -- Girls with magical powers -- A son and a daughter -- Transitions -- Getting the anger out -- The sexual brain -- The Xs and Ys of sex -- Perpetrating gender -- Nature's anomalies -- Being different -- Becoming Nicole -- A new adversary -- Freak -- The Christian Civic League of Maine -- Defending Nicole -- May I have this dance? -- She's all girl -- Eyes on -- Gender matters -- The transgender brain -- Gender of the heart -- Separate and unequal -- Going stealth -- On the outside looking in -- Puberty begins -- Born this way -- A time for change -- We can't lose -- First kiss -- Small victories -- Someone else's brother -- One step back -- Imagine -- Our story -- Breaking barriers -- Commencement -- Transformation -- As long as she's happy.
Summary, etc.: "When Wayne and Kelly Maines adopted identical twin boys, they thought their lives were complete. But it wasn't long before they noticed a marked difference between Jonas and his brother, Wyatt. Jonas preferred sports and trucks and many of the things little boys were "supposed" to like; but Wyatt liked princess dolls and dress-up and playing Little Mermaid. By the time the twins were toddlers, confusion over Wyatt's insistence that he was female began to tear the family apart. In the years that followed, the Maineses came to question their long-held views on gender and identity, to accept and embrace Wyatt's transition to Nicole, and to undergo an emotionally wrenching transformation of their own that would change all their lives forever. Becoming Nicole chronicles a journey that could have destroyed a family but instead brought it closer together."--
Subject: Maines, Nicole.
Transgender people United States
Transgender youth United States
Transgenderism United States
Families United States
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