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Becoming Drusilla A funny and original story of a friendship between two men and what happens when one of them announces he is becoming a woman This book holds a mirror to the extraordinary in seemingly ordinary lives. New Read [ Becoming Drusilla ] by [ Richard Beard ] – sneakerspear.co.uk

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  1. It s Richard, the author, who goes through the biggest transition in this book Dru Marland develops into the woman she has always been It s Richard who works through the larger changes in perception and understanding, including finally knowing that his friend Drew was always Dru, just not as visible Dru Marland meets challenges of her own, including gender confirmation surgery and a lawsuit against a former employer, with the uncomplicated naturalness of her own self Told by Richard Beard in It s Richard, the author, who goes through the biggest transition in this book Dru Marland develops into the woman she has always been It s Richard who works through the larger changes in perception and understanding, including finally kn...

  2. This is a book about two friends walking across Wales, as they have done for many years.Interwoven into this is the author s Richard s struggle with his own understanding of his friend s gender change Dru is fine with it seeming to sail through the walk with the sense of freedom that someone who has at last found themselves has.Richard s problem is that on the surface gender is simple, but start trying to define it and it becomes indistinct almost illusory, complex and contradictory Dru This is a book about two friends walking across Wales, as they have done for many years.Interwoven into this is the author s Richard s struggle with his own understanding of his friend s gender change Dru is fine with it seeming to sail through the walk with the sense of freedom that someone who has at last found themselves has.Richard s problem is that on the surface gender is simple, but start trying to define it and it becomes indistinct almost illusory, complex and contradictory Dru knows what she feels, and has come to terms with the contradictions and the failure of rationality to explain it Richard is a willing learner, but still struggling Through his narrative, Richard walks through Wales with Dru, while diverting off to explore...

  3. Some of the reviews of this book seem pretty harsh and politically correct and yes, I know it s not politically correct to believe in political correctness It s been a while since I read this book however, I recall and ...

  4. Author Richard Beard goes on a walking trip through Wales with his old friend Dru in an effort to come to terms with the fact that she is no longer the man he knew.It s a sympathetic, down to earth look at not just what it means to be transsexual...

  5. 3,5

  6. I had to stop reading this book Richard s casual gender policing was getting right on my tits I understand that that was presumably how he responded at the time, and I hope that his attitude towards Dru s transition became less problematic, but I struggled not to get really cross with him whilst reading it I think this book might be really useful for people who are new to trans issues, or who know someone who has recently come out to them as transgender I get that, when you might be unfamil I had to stop reading this book Richard s casual gend...

  7. It may be helpful to see a well intentioned but ignorant person work through his transphobia If you have found yourself feeling less understanding and accepting of trans folk than you would prefer, and if you don t know how to change that and become a person you like , this book is for you It gets a star for serving that purpose I can t give it any , though, bec...

  8. This is the story of a walking tour through Wales, a sort of pilgrimage to St David s by two people, Richard and Dru, who have known and liked each other for a long time, who now have to come to terms with the fact that one of them has made the transition from living as a male to being a woman Richard uses his considerable skill as a writer to understand who his old friend friend is and...

  9. Richard Beard s transition from embarrassed skeptic to accepting friend is dwarfed by Dru s life changes which include living as a woman among seamen and undergoing gender reassignment surgery in Thailand I get a flavour of Drusilla s engineering skills her acceptance of male and female traits and the joy she feels when people acknowledge her as a woman The writing is capable, mainly dialogue and narrative most of the action happens elsewhere The effect is second hand, clumsily intrusive at Richard Beard s transition from embarrassed skeptic to accepting friend is dwarfed by Dru s life...

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