Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man Book by Thomas Page McBee

Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man Book by Thomas Page McBee

Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man

In Man Alive, McBee asks, What does it really mean to be a man by focusing on two of the most impactful men in his life the father who abused him as a child, and a mugger who threatened his life and then released him in an odd moment of mercy Standing at the brink of the life changing decision to transition from female to male, McBee seeks to understand these fallen In Man Alive, McBee asks, What does it really mean to be a man by focusing on two of the most impactful men in his life the father who abused him as a child, and a mugger who threatened his life and then released him in an odd moment of mercy Standing at the brink of the life changing decision to transition from female to male, McBee seeks to understand these fallen icons of manhood as he cobbles together his own identity.Man Alive engages an extraordinary personal story to tell a universal one how we all struggle to create ourselves, and how this struggle often requires risks Far from a titillating, transgender tell all, Man Alive grapples with questions of legacy and forgiveness, love and violence, agency and invisibility Written with the grace of a poet and the intensity of a thriller, McBee s story will haunt and inspire

Title : Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man
Author :  Thomas Page McBee
Language : English
Isbn : 0872866246
Format : Paperback
Pages : 172 pages

Rating: 4.5

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