A Novel

Author: Torrey Peters

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group (2021-01-12)


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“An unforgettable portrait of three women, trans and cis, who wrestle with questions of motherhood and family making.”—Andrea Lawlor, author of Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl
“Emotionally generous, richly textured, and deeply intelligent.”—Claire Lombardo, New York Times bestselling author of The Most Fun We Ever Had
Reese almost had it all: a loving relationship with Amy, an apartment in New York City, a job she didn't hate. She had scraped together what previous generations of trans women could only dream of: a life of mundane, bourgeois comforts. The only thing missing was a child. But then her girlfriend, Amy, detransitioned and became Ames, and everything fell apart. Now Reese is caught in a self-destructive pattern: avoiding her loneliness by sleeping with married men.
Ames isn't happy either. He thought detransitioning to live as a man would make...