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best books I ve ead in a very long while It was presented to the publicbooks I ve ead in a very long while It was presented to the public something sensational middle aged woman finds her elderly father has had a sex change operation well that s sensational no uestion Who wouldn t ask themselves what if But Faludi takes this dramatic event as an occasion to explore the psychological complexities of individual identity Her transsexual father is an emblem of how fluid identity is and how it gets formed not only by individual agency but also by inexorable historical outside events She combines meticulous historical esearch by inexorable historical outside events She combines meticulous historical esearch personal experience and the A Mother and Daughter Diary of Raw Food Recipes for Beginners result is an extraordinary book Iecommend it without eservation This book blew me away for so many easons I started out like many other. From the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and best selling author of Backlash comes In the Darkroom an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger iddle of identity consuming our age In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew my father The project began with a grievance the grievance of a daughter whose parent had absconded from her life I was in pursuit of a scofflaw an artful dodger who had skipped out on
So Many Things Obligationmany things obligation culpability contrition I was preparing an indictment amassing discovery for a trial But somewhere along the line the prosecutor Readers who struggled with the seemingly disjointed subjects of
HUNGARIAN HISTORY HER FATHERS SEX CHANGE SURGERY AND HERhistory her fathers sex change surgery and her with her father At the beginning it felt cold to me and I wasn t sure I was going to keep going But the book evolved just as her elationship with her father evolved and the eader gets to experience the unfolding of the multitude of factors that come into play in shaping her father s identity I was fascinated to learn so much about
that I knew and parts of it ead like I was eading our current news Scary By the final chapters all the bits and pieces of the various threads that some eaders found andom tie together into a single image a powerful image that had me in tears For those who didn t finish this book Ecame a witness So begins Susan Faludi's extraordinary inuiry into the meaning of identity in the modern world and in her own haunted family saga When the feminist writer learned her 76 year old father long estranged and living in Hungary had undergone sex eassignment surgery that investigation would turn personal and urgent Howhungary that i
was this new parent who identified as a complete woman now connected to the silent explosive and ultimately violent fatherthis new parent who identified as a complete woman now connected to the silent explosive and ultimately violent father had known Faludi chases that mystery into the ecesses of her childhood and her father's many incarnations American dad Alpine mountaineer swashbuckling adventurer in the out. O back and do so You
WILL BE GLAD YOU THISbe glad you did This will stay with for a long time Self indulgent overgeneralising with predictable formulaic descriptions I gritted my teeth to ead about a third of it before I gave up What craftsmanship Susan possesses to draw the eader through such a history of her father s life and struggle with identity and that of Hungary s too in such an intimate and beautiful telling Glorious Being a Hungarian Jew who had left Hungary than 60 years ago I found some of the historical descriptions evealing historical events I only had minimal knowledge A sad book How can it be otherwise when the Shoah is such a big part of the story Susan s Father was such a confused person ight through hisher life A great ead Hard to put down. Back Jewish fugitive in Holocaust Budapest When the author travels to Hungary to eunite with her father she drops into a labyrinth of dark histories and dangerous politics in a country hell bent on epressing its past and constructing a fanciful and virulent nationhood The search for identity that has transfixed our century was proving as treacherous for Nations As For Individuals Faludi's as for individuals Faludi's to come to grips with her father's metamorphosis self takes her across borders historical political eligious sexual to bring her face to face with the uestion of the age Is identity something you choose or a thing you can't escap.