Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man
Publish date: May 10th 2011
Edition language: English
This showed up as an available e-book, and I checked it out on a whim. It wasn't the best writing in the world, but it was interesting.
This could have been a fantastic trans memoir, if only Chaz Bono were a better writer. Sadly, his storytelling ability was just not up to the task.
I tried to read this one. I honestly thought this would be interesting. I was wrong. Again I got about ½ through and we’re only to Chaz being 14 years old and I want to stab myself in the eye with a sharp stick. Maybe it’s gets better later on, but I’m never going to know.
Chaz Bono reitterates his life and coming out process, here from an acknowledged transgender perspective. The writing is often repetitive, but read simply as a memoir it's a useful addition to the literature. It's also an interesting illustration of how we interpret ourselves and our stories post ho...