Lili: A Portrait of the First Sex Change by Niels Hoyer

Lili: A Portrait of the First Sex Change

byNiels Hoyer, Lili Elbe

Kobo ebook | December 17, 2015

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The story of the first sex change, as featured in The Danish Girl

An inspirational and moving account of the transformation of the painter Einar Wegener, compiled from Lili's own letters and manuscripts

Lili Elbe was, in 1931, the first transsexual to receive a male-to female sex change. This remarkable book – a sensation when first published over eighty years ago – shows Lili (now the subject of a major motion picture The Danish Girl starring Eddie Redmayne) as a trans pioneer who took extraordinary risks to discover and liberate her true identity.

It is also a tale of marriage, of love and romance, that provides a fascinating insight to the bohemian society of the 1930s.

Lili: A Portrait of the First Sex Change is told through original documents, her personal correspondence, and with contributions from those who loved her most. Available in English as an ebook for the first time, it remains a pertinent and powerful work, acting as a monument to an iconic struggle, and a celebration of her bold and profoundly human journey.

Note: This book was previously published as Man Into Woman.

Title:Lili: A Portrait of the First Sex ChangeFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 17, 2015Publisher:CaneloLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910859265

ISBN - 13:9781910859261

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