At Face Value: The Life and Times of Eliza McCormack/John White

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 1 ago 1990 - 264 páginas
In a parish register in Ireland, Akenson discovered a record naming an Eliza McCormack White as John's sister. Employing imaginative reconstruction, he proposes that Eliza McCormack, a transvestite prostitute who was in central Canada at the time John White arrived on the Canadian scene, was actually John's sister. Further, he suggests that John White can be best understood by recognizing that he was in fact Eliza!

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NEW DIMENSIONS
83
MY OWN MAN
143
CHANGING FORTUNES
203
A Note on Sources
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Donald Harman Akenson is Douglas Professor of Canadian and Colonial History, Queen's University, the world's leading scholar on the Irish diaspora, and the author of several major works on the history of Judaism and Christianity.

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