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How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb
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it was amazing

This is an exceptionally honest and soul-baring autobiography which goes beyond the normal bildungsroman of the autobiography and explores how societal attitudes help shape and affect the people we become. Webb is pretty 'woke' as he discusses how patriarchy affects and limits the development of men and women, although in different ways. Through this he looks at his strained relationship with his father, his rather callous twenties, his struggle with the early death of his mother, his bisexuality and later problems with alcoholism, and how he is trying to ensure his children face the difficulties of life with a little more help than he had. Even if you're not a fan of Webb, this book will surprise you.
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September 17, 2017 – Started Reading
September 17, 2017 – Shelved
September 19, 2017 – Finished Reading

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Elizabeth Wonderful review. Totally agree!


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