Through an examination of the experience of tanssexuals, this book enhances understanding of how gender can and does function in powerful, complex, and subtle ways. The author, who has herself been surgically reassigned, has conducted extensive interviews with transsexuals from many walks of life.
Journal of a Sex Change: Passage through Trinidad. Oxford: Bloomsbury/Berg, 2004. (This is an expanded edition of the original Passage through Trinidad with a new Introduction by Judith Halberstam)
From the book jacket:
"Updated with a new foreword by Judith Halberstam, Griggs' book was originally published as Passage through Trinidad in 1996. Pioneering, it has become aclassic firsthand account of the experience of sex reassignment."