New York: Paul S. Eriksson, Inc., 1967. First edition. 8vo (5 ¾ x 8 7/16 in.) in cloth with dust jacket in mylar book cover. Signed and inscribed by the author. Near fine condition, with minor shelf wear to spine and interior edges. Item #4210
Regarded as the first transgender celebrity in America, Christine Jorgensen thoroughly chronicles her life, beginning in childhood through her famed adult life. Jorgensen intermittently takes it upon herself to inform readers about thee medical and psychological reality of being a transgender person. Her highly publicized transition sparked new conversations about gender identity at a time in which such subjects were seldom discussed. With an introduction by renowned sexologist Harry Benjamin.