The Language of Men

The Language of Men

A Memoir

eBook - 2012
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An incisive, eloquent literary memoir that transports us to the crossroads of gender and history, then leads us through the unsettling terrain that shapes fathers, sons, brothers, and husbands. ""The Language of Men isn't just a beautifully written memoir about a Vietnam vet father and the complicated legacy he leaves to his son; it's also a distrurbing, brutally honest, darkly funny meditation on masculinity, violence, and sexuality.""--Tom Perrotta, The Leftovers ""Hold the phone, kick down the door, and yell from the rooftops of all those American blue-collar towns that give birth to so.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press, 2012.
ISBN: 9781938564758
1938564758
Characteristics: 1 online resource (333 p.)
Contents: Dedication; Epigraph; I. In Country; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; II. Stateside; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; III. Bungle In The Jungle; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; IV. The Moving Wall; 25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30; 31; 32; Acknowledgments; About Anthony D'Aries; About Hudson Whitman; Other Titles By Hudson Whitman.
Summary: An incisive, eloquent literary memoir that transports us to the crossroads of gender and history, then leads us through the unsettling terrain that shapes fathers, sons, brothers, and husbands. ""The Language of Men isn't just a beautifully written memoir about a Vietnam vet father and the complicated legacy he leaves to his son; it's also a distrurbing, brutally honest, darkly funny meditation on masculinity, violence, and sexuality.""--Tom Perrotta, The Leftovers ""Hold the phone, kick down the door, and yell from the rooftops of all those American blue-collar towns that give birth to so.

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