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Nobody's Father

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In a sequel to the celebrated collection of stories Nobody's Mother comes an honest and poignant collection of essays from men who have forgone fatherhood.

Statistics Canada data show that seven per cent of women and eight per cent of men intend to remain childless. Nobody's Father gives readers fresh, honest insights into that male eight per cent. Ranging in age from young
paperback, 230 pages
Published January 24th 2008 by Touchwood Editions
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Nov 24, 2008 rated it liked it
It's a pretty good read but lacks the emotion of its predecessor, Nobody's Mother. Probably the most touching piece comes near the end when Allan Wilson talks about his son who died of cancer.
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What a 'great little book'. Some excellent writers in this small collection. Picked it up in the I will keep a look out for Nobody's Mother.
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Bruce Gillespie is the editor of the essay collection "A Family By Any Other Name: Exploring Queer Relationships." He is the co-editor of two other anthologies: "Somebody's Child: Stories About Adoption" and "Nobody's Father: Life Without Kids," all published by TouchWood Editions. He lives in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

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