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Annabel

Title

Annabel

Authors

Kathleen Winter

Publisher

Black Cat

Pages

465 pages

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9780802170828

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Intersex; intersex child, gender identity

Annotation

Born a boy and a girl but raised as a boy, Wayne or "Annabel" struggles with his identity growing up in a small Canadian town and seeks freedom by moving to the city.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

intersex

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

male/male; intersex person

Race/Ethnicities

Innui / White

Awards

Commended for Scotiabank Giller Prize 2010; Commended for Governor General's Literary Awards (Fiction) 2010; Stonewall Book Award, 2012, Honor, Literature

Keywords

psychological fiction; Canada; midwife; hunting; feminine characteristics; masculine characteristics

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Annabel

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