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Woman in the Making

Woman in the Making

‘Today, as I walked through Dublin city centre, I saw gay couples casually holding hands as they strolled, and kissing each other goodbye at bus stops in the late spring sunshine, and it seemed to me that all was changed, changed utterly …’
– From the Prologue, written three days after Ireland became the first country in the world to embrace marriage equality through popular vote

Woman in the Making is the unforgettable story of how a little boy from a small Irish village in the west grew up to become Panti Bliss, Queen of Ireland and voice of a brave new nation embracing equality, all the colours of the rainbow and, most of all, a glamorous attitude.
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Genre: Of Specific Gay & Lesbian Interest

On Sale: 16th October 2014

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781444798555


Brilliantly told ... The extraordinary story of a boy, a drag queen, and a nation
Graham Norton important book
Sunday Business Post
Funny, self-deprecating, well-written...O'Neill's a witty writer and his recollections of a life less ordinary are never boring
Hot Press
Likeable, witty and bold...touching and hilarious
Anna Carey, The Irish Times
The narrative races wittily along ... a recognisable story of growing up in an Ireland that was itself doing a bit of maturing
RTE Guide