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The bride was a boy

by Chii,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 6 copies
Available (4)
Location Collection Call #
Bridgeville Public Library Teen Graphic Novel TEEN GRAPHIC NOVEL CHI
Location  Bridgeville Public Library
Collection  Teen Graphic Novel
CLP - East Liberty Teen Graphic Non-Fiction PN6790.J33 C45413 2018x
Location  CLP - East Liberty
Collection  Teen Graphic Non-Fiction
Call Number  PN6790.J33 C45413 2018x
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Manga BRIDE Was
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Manga
Call Number  BRIDE Was
South Fayette Township Library Young Adult YA GN CHI
Location  South Fayette Township Library
Collection  Young Adult
Call Number  YA GN CHI
Unavailable (2)
Location Collection Status
CLP - Main Library Teen Department - Teen Graphic Non-Fiction IN TRANSIT
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Teen Department - Teen Graphic Non-Fiction
CLP - Squirrel Hill Teen Graphic Non-Ficion CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
Collection  Teen Graphic Non-Ficion

A heartwarming transgender love story, based on true events!

A diary comic with an upbeat, adorable flair that tells the charming tale of Chii, a woman assigned male at birth. Her story starts with her childhood and follows the ups and downs of exploring her sexuality, gender, and transition-as well as falling in love with a man who's head over heels for her. Now, Chii is about to embark on a new adventure: becoming a bride!

Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "This witty charmer of a graphic memoir follows Chii from her early life as a boy through her whirlwind gender transition and storybook wedding. In exuberant style, Chii portrays some of her life's most personal moments, big and small: her frustrations at not seeing a place for herself in Japanese culture, the emotional aftermath of multiple gender-affirmation surgeries, and even the adorably awkward marriage proposal by "Husband-kun." Sprinkled throughout are primers on gender terminology and corrections to common misconceptions, such as that all trans people get surgery. The skill and sensitivity of translator Conrad is apparent in clear framing that emphasizes cross-cultural education and dialogue. The core of the narrative is carried by Chii's art; her super-deformed style has a simplicity that makes it visually accessible, inviting readers to identify with her avatar, and hyperbolizes the energy of every scene so that readers can't help but feel the dizzying lows and highs of Chii's journey. Readers will cheer for Chii as she achieves her once-impossible dreams. Equal parts Trans 101 and tear-jerking rom-com, there's no other manga quite like this fun (and revolutionary) book. (May) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Chii -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Cartoonists -- Japan -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Transgender people -- Japan -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Sex change -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Gender identity -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Japan -- Social life and customs -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Autobiographical comics.
Nonfiction comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Publisher [Los Angeles, California] :2018
Other Titles Hanayome wa motodanshi.
Chii presents The bride was a boy
Seven Seas Entertainment presents The bride was a boy
Audience Teen.
Language English
Translated from the Japanese.
Notes Manga memoir.
Cover title.
Translation of: Hanayome wa motodanshi.
Originally published in Japan in 2016 by Asukashinsha, Tokyo.
Manga format; reads from back to front, right to left.
Description 146 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9781626928886
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