Heart of a Man


Stories by John Updike, Philip Roth, Michael Chabon, Andre Dubus III, Julius Lester, Tim O’Brien, Henri J. M. Nouen and Shakespeare, Lord Byron and 30 others about the male experience. A must-read book for both women and men who wish to understand just who men are.

“These are deeply moving stories, a marvelous book, and a real treat. Amatneek has cleverly curated this collection to take us from a boy’s struggle to define what it means to be a man, to a man’s search for identity as son, father, friend, lover, warrior. These literary gems are at once profoundly personal and universal. We encounter what it means to grow up male: the glories, humiliations, heroics, cruelties, fears, and fantasies. After reading these tales, women will not look at the boys and men in their lives the same way. But, then, neither will men.
– Richard A. Warshak, Ph.D., author of Divorce Poison

“Heart of a Man takes you on a secret journey inside the heart, mind and soul of men, revealing a gentleness and introspection that most women never get to see. These stories soften the edges of the war between the sexes.” – Carole Lieberman, M.D., author of Bad Boys and Bad Girls

We need the male heart now more than ever. But the male heart is hard to define. When women read this book, they will feel their hearts fill up with the wonder of manhood. When men read it, they will chuckle and tear up with memories and feelings. Heart of a Man, a crucial work for our day, is a gift to women and men. – Michael Gurian, author of The Wonder of Boys and The Wonder of Girls

Weight 18.48 oz
Dimensions 10 × 9 × .75 in
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