THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER
“Transformative … If Tobia aspires to the ranks of comedian memoirists like David Sedaris and Mindy Kaling, Sissy succeeds.” —The New York Instances E book Review
A center-wrenching, eye-beginning, and chuckle-inducing memoir approximately what it is love to develop up now not certain if you are (a) a boy, (b) a lady, (c) one thing in among, or (d) all the above.
“A fantastic E book . . . truthful and humorous.”–Trevor Noah, The Day by day Show
“Jacob Tobia is a pressure.” —Good Morning America
“A trans Nora Ephron . . . each truthful and didactic.” —OUT Magazine
“A rallying cry for any person who is ever felt like they do not belong.” —Woman’s Day
As a tender kid in North Carolina, Jacob Tobia wasn’t the improper gender, they simply had an excessive amount of of the stuff. Barbies? Sure. Taking part in with insects? Completely. Getting muddy? Please. Princess clothes? You betcha. Jacob sought after all of it, however as a result of they have been “a boy,” they have been informed they might simplest have the masculine part. Performing female labelled them “a sissy” and taken social isolation.
It took Jacob years to find that being “a sissy” is not one thing to be embarrassed about. It is a supply of pleasure. Following Jacob via bullying and good looks contests, from Duke College to the United International locations to the podiums of the Methodist church–to not point out the parlors of the White Area–this unforgettable memoir incorporates multitudes. A deeply private tale of trauma and therapeutic, a formidable mirrored image on gender and self-attractiveness, and a hilarious guidebook for dressed in cheesy clip-on jewelry in these days’s global, Sissy guarantees you’ll be able to by no means consider gender–each folks’s and your individual–the similar manner once more.