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AtherOCOs lifelong secrets have upon his life now as a husband and father of two young boys with humor and bracing candor Stories for Boys is resonant with conflicting emotions and the complexities of family sympathy and asks the uestions How well do we know the people that we think we know the best And how much do we have to know in order to keep loving th. I loved Greg Martin s first memoir Mountain City but I love this one even It s a beautiful book about how despite a long marriage and seemingly happy life th

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And sexuality rights and acceptance Stories for Boys is about a father and a son finding a way to build a new relationship with one another after years of suppression and denial are given air and light MartinOCOs memoir is uirky and compelling with its amateur photos and grab bag social science and literary analyses Gregory Martin explores the impact his f. Really don t get why this book was published It s a series of journalistic blog posts at best the writing very pedestrian Packaged as a memoir it consists of

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In this memoir of fathers and sons Gregory Martin struggles to reconcile the father he thought he knew with a man who has just survived a suicide attempt; a man who had been having anonymous affairs with men throughout his thirty nine years of marriage; and who now must begin his life as a gay man At a tipping point in our national conversation about gender. Yet another disappointing Seattle Reads selection In 2013 only a few months after gay marriage was legalized in Washington it feels really retrograde to read


10 thoughts on “Stories for Boys

  1. says:

    Yet another disappointing Seattle Reads selection In 2013 only a few months after gay marriage was legalized in Washington it feels really retrograde to read the story of a closeted gay man filtered through the voice of his self right

  2. says:

    I picked this up at the library thinking it was going to be stories for you know boys I have a boy; he likes stories Anyway it turned out not to be that at all but I checked it out anyway and I'm glad I did I've read a few reviews here and there are a variety of complaints from the author being too introspective which is to me what separates a memoir from an autobiography to wanting to know about the dad I imagine he prefers his privacy

  3. says:

    What an incredibly brave book In discussing issues of identity sexuality and gender roles it is often easier to divorce our opinions from lived

  4. says:

    I really really wanted to love this book We are doing it for All Seattle Reads and I was so excited to be doing a memoir a book about ueer issues and something contemporary I agree with another reviewer that it started out strong but then become too introspective In many ways the father’s voice and experience are still “in the closet” so to speak As a reader I was compelled by the story of the father and would like to read the next

  5. says:

    In his soul wrenching introspective memoir Gregory Martin delves deeply into the whirlwind that shook up his family after

  6. says:

    Really don't get why this book was published It's a series of journalistic blog posts at best the writing very pedestrian Packaged as

  7. says:

    After the chapter dedicated to the author's triumph in building a tree house boh ring I'm done My kindle shows I've read 50% and that's a fair trial The book started out promising even inspiring It could have been an interesting tale of a closeted older man coming out after a suicide attempt Instead the author the son blathers on a

  8. says:

    I echo what many reviewers have said I felt the real focal point of this book was with the father whom we only glimpse in a few letters and through the wounded eyes of his son the author As a father myself I was at times challenged

  9. says:

    I loved Greg Martin's first memoir Mountain City but I love this one even It's a beautiful book about how despite a long marriage and seemingly happy life the author's father attempts suicide when his wife the author's mom learns that he is ga

  10. says:

    This book started off strong but soon devolved into rather trivial introspection and navel gazingI would have liked information about Martin's father since he was the center of the narrative but it seemed as if Martin didn't want to ask the uestions he needed to or that Martin's father was unwilling to answer them And this book should have waited until they were both ready to askanswer these uestions

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