John Colapinto

John Colapinto is the author ofAs Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised a Girl. He is a contributing editor atRolling Stone magazine where his original story about David Reimer won a national magazine award for reporting. His 2001 novelAbout the Authoris being developed for the screen by Dreamworks.

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Sept. 17 2002 12:49 PMA Sprawling, Multigenerational Family Saga
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Sept. 18 2002 11:36 AMWhere Eugenides Is a "Rank Dunce"

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