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Self-Made Man|Norah Vincent
Self-Made Man : One Woman's Year Disguised as a Man
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A journalist's 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 man's world. Following in the tradition of John Howard Griffin (Black Like Me), Vincent spent a year and a half disguised as her male alter ego, Ned, exploring what men are like when women aren't around. As Ned, she joined a bowling team, took a high-octane sales job, went on dates with women (and men), visited strip clubs, and even managed to infiltrate a monastery and a men's therapy group. At once thought-provoking and pure fun to read, Self-Made Man is a sympathetic and thrilling tour de force of immersion journalism.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780143038702
  • ISBN-10: 0143038702
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: January 2007
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds
  • Page Count: 304
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP

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