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This Is How It Always Is
- A Novel
- Written by: Laurie Frankel
- Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
- Length: 11 hrs
When Rosie and Penn and their four boys welcome the newest member of their family, no one is surprised it's another baby boy. At least their large, loving, chaotic family knows what to expect. But Claude is not like his brothers. One day he puts on a dress and refuses to take it off. He wants to bring a purse to kindergarten. He wants hair long enough to sit on. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl.
The Complexities of Identity
- By Julie Stoneberg on 2018-09-19
Great story idea, terrible execution
Writing is terrible, long winded, and neatly tied together with a bow...I’m sorry but no way!!! Very unrealistic view of this family.