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Hermaphrodeity: The Autobiography of a Poet, Friedman, Alan

Author    Friedman, Alan

Title   Hermaphrodeity: The Autobiography of a Poet

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Alfred A. Knopf 1972

ISBN Number    9.78039E+12

Seller ID   2201691

First edition. Pages faintly toned. Half-inch tear to top edge of rear jacket, front and rear jacket flaps creased. 1972 Hard Cover. 426 pp. Androgyny is destiny. Miss, you're also a boy! a gynecologistharrumphs in Hermaphrodeity, a grand comedy of gendersurprises. Boy or girl--choose one. Millie or Willie. Thislegendary autobiography of M. W. Niemann earned nomination forthe National Book Award. It's a comic epic of sex, a subversivesaga of love. The mythic author's double-trouble organs--femaleand male both--inspire a battle, inch by inch, from sensitivegirlhood to tough punk in a boys gang, from geeky Harvard Man toalluring mistress of scientists and scions, from underagephysicist to stone age archaeologist, from father-motherhoodto fertility goddess, from hunted freedom fighter to visionarytycoon, from infamous prisoner accused of treason...to celebratedwinner of the Nobel Prize in Poetry. These are the tabooconfessions of a literary titan, a poet who pursued science,politics, and wealth. Even Divinity. Brilliant and learned,Hermaphrodeity romps through the disputed geography of sexuntil Millie/Willie, embodying the life force, plumbs theultimate secret of manwomankind. Keywords: ALAN FRIEDMAN HERMAPHRODEITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY POET POETRY BIOGRAPHY SEXUALITY

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