Author(s): Amanda Lepore; Thomas Flannery (As told to)
From Amanda Lepore, the original iconic transexual woman who has reigned over New York nightlife for three decades, comes a gorgeous, poignant, full-color memoir of revealing stories and photographs by legends David LaChapelle, Terry Richardson, and many more. Lepore is a walking piece of art, and her very existence explores and questions the most important debates in modern society: gender roles, fame, beauty, and sex. She has spent years becoming the woman she wanted to be and here she reveals to the world the woman she really is.
One of the most famous transsexuals and an effervescent fixture on the New York scene, Amanda Leporehas been at the cutting edge of culture since the Club Kid era, breaking and remaking the rules for music, marketing, and gender.Her constantly changing face has been used to promote Heatherette, M.A.C., Swatch, Smart Car, Perrier, Pop Water, and Sergio K, among many others. Lepore has worked with some the most renowned photographers and creatives in the world, including Terry Richardson and Pierre et Gilles."