Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent
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Self-Made Man
By Norah Vincent

Self-Made Man

One Woman's Year Disguised as a Man

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Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent

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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"), Norah 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 joins a bowling team, takes a high-octane sales job, goes on dates with women (and men), visits strip clubs, and even manages 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143038702
ISBN-10: 0143038702
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 134mm x 17mm)
Pages: 290
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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A memoir that tells how the author dated women, joined a bowling league, visited strip bars, retreated to a monastery, got a job in sales and even infiltrated a men's therapy group. It provides an account of what it is to be a man - and a woman - in the modern world.

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Author Biography - Norah Vincent

Norah Vincent is the author of the New York Times bestseller "Self-Made Man." Previously, she wrote a nationally syndicated op-ed column for the "Los Angeles Times." Her work has also appeared in "The New York Times," "The New Republic," "The Village Voice," and "The Washington Post." She lives in New York City.

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