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THE DANISH GIRL: A Novel.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Viking, 2000. SIGNED first edition - Author's unusual first novel, set in 1920s Copenhagen and inspired by the true story of Danish painter Einar Wegener and his California-born wife - the "nearly forgotten story of the love between a man who discovers that he is, in fact, a woman and the woman who would sacrifice anything for him." SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the the Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Lambda Literary Award, and a NY Times Notable Book. Basis for the Academy Award winning motion picture of the same name starring Eddie Redmayne as Lili Elbe, one of the first known recipients of sex reassignment surgery. 277 pp plus author's note.
Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 84834More details Price: $60.00