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As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised As A Girl

By: Colapinto, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 3/17/2012

Seller ID: 9780060192112

ISBN: 0060192119

Condition: USED


In 1967, after a baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment. On the advice of a renowned expert in gender identity and sexual reassignment at Johns Hopkins Hospital, the boy was surgically altered to live as a girl. This landmark case, initially reported to be a complete success, seemed all the more remarkable since the child had been born an identical twin: his uninjured brother, raised as a boy, provided to the experiment the perfect matched control.The so-called twins case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine and the social sci... View more info

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As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl

By: Colapinto, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PERENNIAL:

Seller ID: 9780061120565

ISBN: 0061120561

Condition: USED


In 1967, after a twin baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment that would alter his gender. The case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine--and a total failure. As Nature Made Him tells the extraordinary story of David Reimer, who, when finally informed of his medical history, made the decision to live as a male. A macabre tale of medical arrogance, it is first and foremost a human drama of one man's--and one family's--amazing survival in the face of terrible odds. View more info