Getting to Ellen: A Memoir about Love, Honesty and Gender Change

Getting to Ellen: A Memoir about Love, Honesty and Gender Change Author Ms. Ellen Krug
ISBN-10 0988698900
ISBN-13 9780988698901
Year 2013-02-06
Pages 326
Language English
Publisher Stepladder Press
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What is the price of living an authentic life Ellen Krug knows Getting to Ellen details the gender journey taken by Ellen Krug a woman born into a male body As a man Ed Krug had everything anyone could ever want the love of a soul mate named Lydia two beautiful daughters a house in the best neighborhood a successful trial lawyer s career a Grand Plan life so picture perfect it inspired a beautiful pastel drawing In a quest to find inner peace Ed gradually confronted fear and loss including the residue of growing up in an alcoholic household and a parent s suicide As this page turning story of self discovery unfolds the reader understands that for Ed to live authentically as Ellen much of that picture perfect life including Lydia s love would need to be sacrificed How could anyone make that choice pay that kind of price Then again how could anyone not This is much more than one person s story about some things lost and others gained It s a glimpse into the life choices that all of us make whether or not we re transgender This is a perfect read for anyone dealing with a key personal decision or crisis or the question of whether to be true to one s self And too this story details what it means to be transgender and it will help anyone wrestling with gender identity issues or loved ones trying to understand another s gender journey In short Getting to Ellen is an unforgettable true story of love honesty and the rewards of living authentically

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Getting to Ellen

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ISBN-10 0988698900
Release 2013-02
Pages 328

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