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The First Man-Made Man

(2007)
The Story of Two Sex Changes, One Love Affair, and a Twentieth-Century Medical Revolution
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In the 1920s when Laura Dillon felt like a man trapped in a woman's body, there were no words to describe her condition; transsexuals had yet to enter common usage. And there was no known solution to being stuck between the sexes. Laura Dillon did all she could on her own: she cut her hair, dressed in men's clothing, bound her breasts with a belt. But in a desperate bid to feel comfortable in her own skin, she experimented with breakthrough technologies that ultimately transformed the human body and revolutionized medicine. From upper-class orphan girl to Oxford lesbian, from post-surgery romance with Roberta Cowell (an early male-to-female) to self-imposed exile in India, Michael Dillon's incredible story reveals the struggles of early transsexuals and challenges conventional notions of what gender really means.



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Title: The First Man-Made Man: The Story of Two Sex Changes, One Love Affair, and a Twentieth-Century Medical Revolution
Author(s): Pagan Kennedy
ISBN: 1-59691-015-1 / 978-1-59691-015-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
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February 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: The First Man-Made Man: The Story of Two Sex Changes, One Love Affair, and a Twentieth-Century Medical Revolution
Author(s): Pagan Kennedy
ISBN: 1-59691-016-X / 978-1-59691-016-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
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Title: The First Man-Made Man: The Story of Two Sex Changes, One Love Affair, and a Twentieth-Century Medical Revolution
Author(s): Pagan Kennedy
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
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