|About the Book|
What is the price of living an authentic life?Ellen Krug knows.Getting to Ellen details the gender journey taken by Ellen Krug, a woman born into a male body. As a man, Ed Krug had everything anyone could ever want: the love of a soul mateMoreWhat is the price of living an authentic life?Ellen Krug knows.Getting to Ellen details the gender journey taken by Ellen Krug, a woman born into a male body. As a man, Ed Krug had everything anyone could ever want: the love of a soul mate named Lydia, two beautiful daughters, a house in the best neighborhood, a successful trial lawyers career--a Grand Plan life so picture perfect that it inspired a beautiful pastel drawing.In a quest to find inner peace, Ed gradually confronted fear and loss, including the residue of growing up in an alcoholic household and a parents suicide. As this page-turning story of self-discovery unfolds, the reader understands that for Ed to live authentically as Ellen, much of that picture-perfect life--including Lydias love--would need to be sacrificed.How could anyone make that kind of choice, pay that kind of price? Then again, how could anyone not?Getting to Ellen is much more than one persons story about some things lost and others gained. Its a glimpse into the life choices that all of us make--whether or not were transgender.This is a perfect read for anyone dealing with a key personal decision or crisis or the question of whether to be true to ones self. And too, this story details what it means to be transgender, and it will help anyone wrestling with gender identity issues or loved ones trying to understand anothers gender journey.In short, Getting to Ellen is an unforgettable true story about love, honesty and the rewards of living authentically.