Self-made Man: One Woman's Year Disguised as a Man
A journalist's provocative and spellbinding account of her eighteen months spent disguised as a man
Norah Vincent became an instant media sensation with the publication of Self-Made Man, her take on just how hard it is to be a man, even in a man's world. Following in the tradition of John Howard Griffin (Black Like Me), Norah spent a year and a half disguised as her male alter ego, Ned, exploring what men are like when women aren't around. As Ned, she joins a bowling team, takes a high-octane sales job, goes on dates with women (and men), visits strip clubs, and even manages to infiltrate a monastery and a men's therapy group. At once thought- provoking and pure fun to read, Self-Made Man is a sympathetic and thrilling tour de force of immersion journalism.
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Review: Self-Made Man: One Woman's Journey Into Manhood and Back AgainUser Review - Marti Dahlquist - Goodreads
There are a few moments in the book that are interesting insights that the author shares that come solely from her deceptive practices. She does have a few bits and pieces that made me think. The ... Read full review
Review: Self-Made Man: One Woman's Journey Into Manhood and Back AgainUser Review - Goodreads
A fascinating look at how the other half lives. Lots of interesting insight. Something I've found very helpful at work. I liked the honesty and the clarity it provided and that it made me question how ... Read full review