A better man : a (mostly serious) letter to my son / Michael Ian Black.

Author
Black, Michael Ian, 1971- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
First edition.
Published/​Created
  • Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2020.
  • ©2020
Description
291 pages ; 19 cm.

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"Michael Ian Black takes a poignant look at manhood, written in the form of a heartfelt letter to his teenage son before he leaves for college. Black offers a radical plea for rethinking masculinity and teaching young men to give and receive love"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents
Introduction: The wilds of Connecticut -- Some guy: now you're home -- Rosary: tell your kids you love them -- Skate or die: you're not toxic -- A useful engine: you're a real man -- No sissy stuff: be yourself -- Do you even life, bro?: share the load -- Beer from a leg: respect the service of others -- Smoke signals: violence is (almost) never the answer -- Winner, winner, chicken dinner: take pride, but not too much -- Gunslingser: you can't do it alone -- Lucky Charms: choose happiness -- It's just plumbing: communicate with your partner (and pick up the check) -- Everything and nothing: be humane -- Here I am: do something positive -- A better man: breathe -- One guy: turn around and wave goodbye.
ISBN
  • 9781616209117 (hardcover)
  • 1616209119 (hardcover)
LCCN
2019051609
OCLC
1128888798
Other standard number
  • 40030096612
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