Cris Beam: I Am J, 2012.

Eine Novelle über trans* im Teenager-Alter.

Cris Beam: I Am J, 2012.

Daten zum Buch

Autorin: Cris Beam. Titel: I Am J. Verlag: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, New York. Erscheinungsjahr: 2012. ISBN: 978-0-316-05360-0. Bindung: Softcover, 326 Seiten. Preis: ca. 12 €.



„A wonderful addition to the few novels that have dared to tackle a subject that has long lived in the cultural margins  … a tender, surprisingly relatable story.“   The Los Angeles Times

J had always felt different. He was certain that eventually everyone would understand who he really was: a boy mistakenly born as a girl. Yet as he grew up, his body began to betray him; eventually J stopped praying to wake up a „real boy“ and started covering up his body, keeping himself invisible – from his parents, from his friends, from the world. But after being deserted by the best friend he thought would always be by his side, J decides that he’s done hiding – he’s ready to be who he really is. And this time he is determined not to give up, no matter the cost.

Chris Beam delivers a powerful and inspiring story of self-discovery as readers share in J’s struggle to find his own path and to love his true self.

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Themen: Kindheit & Jugend, Transmänner, und Transsexualität

Genre: Englisch und Sonstige Belletristik

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