• How to Be a Man

  • By: Tamara Linse
  • Narrated by: P. J. Morgan
  • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
  • 3.0 out of 5 stars (3 ratings)

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How to Be a Man

By: Tamara Linse
Narrated by: P. J. Morgan
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"Never acknowledge the fact that you're a girl, and take pride when your guy friends say, 'You're one of the guys.' Tell yourself, 'I am one of the guys,' even though, in the back of your mind, a little voice says, 'But you've got girl parts.'" A girl whose self-worth revolves around masculinity, a bartender who loses her sense of safety, a woman who compares men to plants, and a boy who shoots his cranked-out father. These are a few of the hard-scrabble characters in Tamara Linse's debut short story collection, How to Be a Man. Set in contemporary Wyoming - the myth of the West taking its toll - these stories reveal the lives of tough-minded girls and boys, self-reliant women and men, struggling to break out of their lonely lives and the emotional havoc of their families to make a connection, to build a life despite the odds. How to Be a Man falls within the tradition of Maile Meloy, Tom McGuane, and Annie Proulx.

©2014 Tamara Linse (P)2014 Tamara Linse

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The stories were very Interesting. I think my favourite was the last one. But some of them seem to just stop rather than end.
P.J. Morgan is a Fantastic voice talent!

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