Right Tool for the Job: A Memoir of Manly Concerns

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Liberty Island, Jun 2, 2017 - Health & Fitness - 393 pages

Manhood today is under siege—regarded as an object of menace on college quads, associated with various forms of real and imagined oppression, ridiculed in humanities departments, parodied by sitcoms and commercials, and shriveled to a raisin-sized remnant by psychosexual theorizing. 

But while manhood may be under attack in a sociopolitical context, it remains very much a living idea which every penis-endowed person must wrestle with over the course of his lifetime. The Right Tool for the Job is a comic account of one man’s struggle to honor his testosterone heritage—with varying results.

 

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Contents

Preface
Manhood Part
The Delvecchio Beatdown
Manhood Part Three
Saul Bellow Owes Me a Favor
The Encounter
Lettuce Prey
My Last Visit to Doctor
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About the author (2017)

Mark Goldblatt teaches Developmental English at the Fashion Institute of Technology of the State University of New York. He is the author of six books: two middle-grade novels, Twerp and Finding the Worm; a literary mystery, The Unrequited; a collection of political commentary, Bumper Sticker Liberalism; a literary satire, Sloth; and a political novel, Africa Speaks. Currently, he lives in New York City and alters his routes to work regularly.

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