Fairest: A Memoir by Meredith Talusan

Fairest: A Memoir

Meredith Talusan

nonfiction lgbtqia+ memoir challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2020


A singular, beautifully written coming-of-age memoir of a Filipino boy with albinism whose story travels from an immigrant childhood to Harvard to a gender transition and illuminates the illusions of race, disability, and genderFairest is a memoir...
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reflective 100%
emotional 61%
informative 23%
hopeful 17%
inspiring 17%
challenging 12%
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dark 2%
funny 2%
lighthearted 2%
mysterious 2%
tense 2%


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