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Self-Made Man One Woman's Year Disguised As a Man

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ISBN-10: 0143038702

ISBN-13: 9780143038702

Edition: N/A

Authors: Norah Vincent

List price: $18.00
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A journalists provocative and spellbinding account of her eighteen months spent disguised as a man Norah Vincent became an instant media sensation with the publication of Self-Made Man, her take on just how hard it is to be a man, even in a mans world. Following in the tradition of John Howard Griffin (Black Like Me), Norah spent a year and a half disguised as her male alter ego, Ned, exploring what men are like when women arent around. As Ned, she joins a bowling team, takes a high-octane sales job, goes on dates with women (and men), visits strip clubs, and even manages to infiltrate a monastery and a mens therapy group. At once thought- provoking and pure fun to read, Self-Made Manis a…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.29" wide x 7.99" long x 0.66" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Norah Vincent's first book, SELF-MADE MAN (2006) was an international media sensation and a New York Times bestseller. Previously, Vincent wrote a nationally syndicated op-ed column for the Los Angeles Times. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times, New Republic, Village Voice, and the Washington Post. She lives in New York City.