Norah Vincent: The Woman Behind 'Self-Made Man'

Norah Vincent shown side by side as a woman and disguised as a man.

hide captionTwo sides of Norah Vincent, from the cover of her book.

Writer Norah Vincent went undercover as a gender spy. She dressed as a man, glued bits of stubble to her jaw, joined an all-male bowling league, went to strip clubs, a monastery, and even went on dates. Vincent talks about the book that resulted: Self Made Man.

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Self-made Man
Self-made Man

One Woman's Journey into Manhood and Back Again

by Norah Vincent

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