Self-Made Boys

Self-Made Boys A Great Gatsby Remix

1st paperback ed

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Publisher's Synopsis

New York City, 1922. Nicolás Caraveo, a 17-year-old transgender boy from Wisconsin, has no interest in the city's glamor. Going to New York is all about establishing himself as a young professional, which could set up his future. Nick rents a small house in West Egg from his 18-year-old cousin, Daisy Fabrega, who lives in fashionable East Egg near her wealthy fiancé, Tom - and Nick is shocked to find that his cousin now goes by Daisy Fay, has erased all signs of her Latine heritage, and now passes seamlessly as white. Nick's neighbour in West Egg is a mysterious young man named Jay Gatsby, whose castle-like mansion is the stage for parties so extravagant that they both dazzle and terrify Nick. At one of these parties, Nick learns that the spectacle is all meant to impress a girl from Jay's past - Daisy. And he learns something else: Jay is also transgender.

Book information

ISBN: 9781250895479
Publisher: Square Fish
Imprint: Square Fish
Pub date:
Edition: 1st paperback ed
DEWEY: 741.5
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 6896
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 300g
Height: 208mm
Width: 135mm
Spine width: 25mm