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Manhood for amateurs

the pleasures and regrets of a husband, father, and son

by Michael Chabon

  • 335 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chabon, Michael -- Marriage,
  • Chabon, Michael -- Family,
  • Men -- United States -- Biography,
  • Husbands -- United States -- Biography,
  • Fathers -- United States -- Biography,
  • Sons -- United States -- Biography,
  • Marriage -- United States,
  • Fatherhood -- United States,
  • Masculinity -- United States,
  • Authors, American -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Chabon.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.H15 Z463 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23058367M
    ISBN 100061490180
    ISBN 109780061490187
    LC Control Number2009004749

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