Perfect Peace

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9780312571658
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"Perfect Peace" is the heartbreaking portrait of a large, rural southern family's attempt to grapple with a mother's desperate decision to make her newborn son into the daughter she will never have. From this point forward, his life becomes a bizarre kaleidoscope of events.
"Daniel Black's "Perfect Peace "is the heartbreaking portrait of a large, rural southern family's attempt to grapple with their mother's desperate decision to make her newborn son into the daughter she will never have " When the seventh child of the Peace family, named Perfect, turns eight, her mother Emma Jean tells her bewildered daughter, "You was born a boy. I "made "you a girl. But that ain't what you was supposed to be. So, from now on, you gon' be a boy. It'll be a little strange at first, but you'll get used to it, and this'll be over after while." From this point forward, his life becomes a bizarre kaleidoscope of events. Meanwhile, the Peace family is forced to question everything they thought they knew about gender, sexuality, unconditional love, and fulfillment.
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Author:
Daniel Black
ISBN 10:
0312571658
Pages:
341
Publisher:
Griffin
Publication Date:
2011-12-06 00:00:00
Binding:
135