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Manhood for Amateurs

The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son

by Michael Chabon

Hardcover, 306 pages, Harpercollins, List Price: $25.99 |

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Manhood for Amateurs
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The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son
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Manhood for Amateurs
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The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son
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Michael Chabon

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The best-selling author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay and a Pulitzer Prize winner questions what it means to be a man today in a series of interlinked autobiographical reflections, regrets and reexaminations, each sparked by an encounter, in the present, that holds some legacy of the past. Reprint. A best-selling book. 200,000 first printing.

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