The summer of 1968 started with Xavier Martorelli being sure of who he was, but by the time September arrived, he had questions about his faith, his parents, and his sexuality. The shy, lanky, fourteen year old was expected to figure out all these things on his own, and he often heard this common piece of advice: "Be a man." But amid a whirlpool of cultural confusion and racial bigotry, it wasn't that easy. He had so many questions, including: • Who is that strange creature who used to be the girl next door but suddenly looks very different to me? • Where the hell did my body go, and how do I get it back? • How could I have never realized how dumb my parents are? Thus began his lifelong journey to grow and mature, all the while chasing the truth. This is the story of all of us, told in an emotional but whimsical nature through the eyes of a teenage boy progressing through middl
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|Size: ||288 KB|
|Publisher: ||Lulu Publishing Services|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781483435428 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|