AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

SELF-MADE MAN

by | Read by Norah Vincent

Contemporary Culture • 5.5 hrs. • Abridged • © 2006

A newspaper columnist used her tomboyish tastes and the indignities of being a woman to motivate a serious immersion into the daily realities of being a man. Spending 18 months in male disguise, she dated women and was accepted by guys in all-male communities and enclaves. Her somber narrative style is a perfect match for her sometimes brutal observations. With precious insights and no apparent axes to grind, this gifted writer gives us a sensitive perspective on the ways men disrespect women, as well as the pressure men feel to perform and compete in our culture. The entire story will stir up any complacencies and assumptions listeners have about gender roles and gender status in today's society. T.W. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/ JUL 06]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2006

CD ISBN 0143058460 $35.95 • Five CDs

DD ISBN $25.17

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Sign up to receive FREE email newsletters from AudioFile. Get audiobook recommendations and reviews straight to your inbox.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×