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Jonathan Ames
Jonathan Ames

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Jonathan Ames is the author of I Pass Like Night, The Extra Man, What's Not to Love?, My Less Than Secret Life, and Wake Up, Sir! He is the winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship and lives in New York City, where he performs frequently as a storyteller in theaters and nightclubs. He is a recurring guest on the Late Show with David Letterman, and his books are being adapted for film and television. Ames has had one amateur boxing match, losing and fighting under the nickname "The Herring Wonder."

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Sexual Metamorphosis
An Anthology of Transsexual Memoirs
Edited by Jonathan Ames


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $15.00

But who could describe my fright when, on the next morning, I awoke and found myself feeling as if completely changed into a woman. Case 129, Autobiography, from Psychopathia Sexualis, a Medico-Forensic Study by Richard Von Krafft-Ebing

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Sexual Metamorphosis
An Anthology of Transsexual Memoirs
Edited by Jonathan Ames


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $13.99

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What's Not to Love?
The Adventures of a Mildly Perverted Young Writer
Written by Jonathan Ames


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 7, 2001
Price: $15.95

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What's Not to Love?
The Adventures of a Mildly Perverted Young Writer
Written by Jonathan Ames


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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