A remarkable book In turn, heartbreaking and hilarious. -- Tim Kazurinsky, Saturday Night Live, screenwriter of About Last NightThis is a firsthand look at the fascinating and controversial phenomenon of transexualism -- men who want to be women and women who want to be men. Gender is the most misunderstood topic of our time. The patients introduced in this book all fight quiet battles -- at home and in the workplace -- with what has been called the uninvited dilemma of being born into the wrong body. These intimate and engaging stories directly address this fascinating and controversial phenomenon.