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  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 righteous self pitying straight adult son The author was clearly hurt by his father's deceptiv

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    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 pr

  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 human experiences Easier to speak from the pages of whatever politicalphilosophical anthology we stand behind and ignore the gut wrenching confusing and difficult moments when theory becomes practice and the examples involve family members neighbors friends and ourselves Beautifully wri

  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

  5. says:

    In his soul wrenching introspective memoir Gregory Martin delves deeply into the whirlwind that shook up his family after his father's attempted suicide and ensuing admission of homosexuality What I admired about Martin's a

  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 a memoir it consists of short chapters of the author coping with his father's recent suicide attempt after coming out to his family The author works hard to blame his father for a lack of h

  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 close

  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 thro

  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 a

  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'

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Stories for Boys

About gender 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. 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 short chapters of the author coping

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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 Stories for Kindle 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. 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 Electromyography for Experimentalists 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

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His fatherOCOs 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 them. 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 f The White Nights of Ramadan 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 Beyond the Pale 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 them. 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 f

  • Paperback
  • 274
  • Stories for Boys
  • Gregory Martin
  • English
  • 17 August 2019
  • 9780983477587

About the Author: Gregory Martin

Gregory Martin is the author of MOUNTAIN CITY a memoir of the life of a town of thirty three people in remote northeastern Nevada which received a Washington State Book Award was named a New York Stories for Kindle - Times Notable Book one of ten Larger than Life Memoirs by NPR's Morning Edition and is referred to by some people in Mountain City as the book Martin's second book a memoir STORIES FOR BOYS is f.