Self-Made Man: One Woman''s Journey into Manhood and Back

by Norah Vincent | Biographies & Memoirs |
ISBN: 0670034665 Global Overview for this book
Registered by 2of3Rs of Hillsboro, Oregon USA on 5/11/2010
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Journal Entry 1 by 2of3Rs from Hillsboro, Oregon USA on Tuesday, May 11, 2010
"Norah Vincent wanted to know what life was really like for men. Many women have long been convinced that men have it better, in every way. To find out for herself if this was actually true, and to see where the common perception fell short, Norah did it. For eighteen months she became a guy." (from the dust jacket flap)

Her experiences are illuminating, both for women and men. I think this is an important book for everyone to read. I was lucky enough to score several copies cheap...this is my last copy. A bookcrosser has requested it, and I am delighted to send it on its bookcrossing journey.

Journal Entry 2 by 2of3Rs at Carson City, Nevada USA on Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Released 12 yrs ago (5/12/2010 UTC) at Carson City, Nevada USA

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sending to cherylllr as an rabck...enjoy!

Journal Entry 3 by cherylllr from Rolla, Missouri USA on Saturday, May 15, 2010
Thanks so much for sending this down - I'm going to have trouble disciplining myself to finish my current books before I read this!

Journal Entry 4 by cherylllr at Carson City, Nevada USA on Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Wow. A woman passes for a man to gain insight into male culture and what it means to be male in modern America. Much more insightful than the Mars/Venus analyses. Interesting to students of psychology, sociology, or Women's Studies. Especially valuable to curious men, loving wives, and caring mothers of sons. While it is true Vincent is not a scientist, she doesn't for one moment pretend to be, but instead repeatedly reminds that this is as much a memoir as it is an experiment. Thank you for sharing this!!

Journal Entry 5 by cherylllr at Carson City, Nevada USA on Monday, November 8, 2010
shipping to a goodreads.com member via swap

Journal Entry 6 by fiddlesoup at Menomonie, Wisconsin USA on Sunday, December 19, 2010
Received from Goodreads bookswap December 2010. My review: "Norah Vincent peels back the curtains to reveal...pretty much what we thought."

I'd forgotten this was a BC book. I should take it off the swap listing and release it.

Journal Entry 7 by fiddlesoup at Valrico, Florida USA on Sunday, December 29, 2013

Released 8 yrs ago (12/7/2013 UTC) at Valrico, Florida USA

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Swapped it at an in-person book swap. I encouraged the new book-holder to log it here.

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