Frankly Kellie: Becoming a Woman in a Man's World

Frankly Kellie: Becoming a Woman in a Man's World

by Kellie Maloney


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Not many people have had as unique a journey as Kellie Maloney. Born Frank Maloney into a tough working class family in the 1950s, the young man gravitated towards the world of boxing, where he became a very well respected boxing promoter and worked with the likes of undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis and European champion Tony Jeffries. Decades later, Frank decided the time was right to become the person he was always destined to become, and in this enthralling autobiography, recalls in great detail the unique instance where one life ends and one can begin. Packed with wonderful insight and anecdotes about herself and those she knew both inside and outside the world of boxing, Frankly Kellie is a story with another dimension—a tale of an identity kept hidden for decades and how the overcoming of a deep inner turmoil can propel anyone into a brand-new life. Insightful and astute, Kellie talks openly about the years of anguish and torment, recounting extracts from her diary and explaining in unflinching detail the emotional roller coaster she endured over the years, from childhood through to telling loved ones the truth. With humor and humility this book takes the reader on a journey through the transgender process the physicality and the emotion and celebrates the life of an incredible individual.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910536506
Publisher: Blink Publishing
Publication date: 10/01/2015
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Kellie Maloney is a boxing manager and promotor. She lives in London.

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