Detransition, baby [electronic resource] : A novel

Detransition, baby [electronic resource] : A novel

By Peters, Torrey.
OverDrive, Inc.

Genre Electronic books.

ISBN 9780593133392

Bib Id 2417998

Description 1 online resource

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9780593133392 (electronic bk)
Detransition, baby [electronic resource] : A novel
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“An unforgettable portrait of three women, trans and cis, who wrestle with questions of motherhood and family making.”—Andrea Lawlor, author of  Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl   “Emotionally generous, richly textured, and deeply intelligent.”—Claire Lombardo,  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Most Fun We Ever Had Reese almost had it all: a loving relationship with Amy, an apartment in New York City, a job she didn't hate. She had scraped together what previous generations of trans women could only dream of: a life of mundane, bourgeois comforts. The only thing missing was a child. But then her girlfriend, Amy, detransitioned and became Ames, and everything fell apart. Now Reese is caught in a self-destructive pattern: avoiding her loneliness by sleeping with married men. Ames isn't happy either. He thought detransitioning to live as a man would make life easier, but that decision cost him his relationship with Reese—and losing her meant losing his only family. Even though their romance is over, he longs to find a way back to her. When Ames's boss and lover, Katrina, reveals that she's pregnant with his baby—and that she's not sure whether she wants to keep it—Ames wonders if this is the chance he's been waiting for. Could the three of them form some kind of unconventional family—and raise the baby together? This provocative debut is about what happens at the emotional, messy, vulnerable corners of womanhood that platitudes and good intentions can't reach. Torrey Peters brilliantly and fearlessly navigates the most dangerous taboos around gender, sex, and relationships, gifting us a thrillingly original, witty, and deeply moving novel.
Electronic reproduction. New York : One World/Ballantine, 2021. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1812 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB).
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