The Resource The language of men : [a memoir], Anthony D'Aries, (electronic resource)

The language of men : [a memoir], Anthony D'Aries, (electronic resource)

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The language of men : [a memoir]
Title
The language of men
Title remainder
[a memoir]
Statement of responsibility
Anthony D'Aries
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Language
eng
Summary
Growing up in a working class town on Long Island, Anthony D'Aries watched his father rebuild muscle cars, groove to rock 'n' roll, slice meat at the local deli, and bring roadkill back to life in his taxidermy workshop. Anthony, the impressionable younger son, loved his father. Emulated him. Acted out visceral scenes from Taxi Driver and Raging Bull with his dad and older brother. Soaked up his father's lurid wartime tales - the hooch and the hos in 'Nam. The Language of Men begins with Anthony's search to learn who his father was. When he travels to Vietnam with his wife, Vanessa, who has a job leading health and anatomy classes for sex workers in Ho Chi Minh City, Anthony isn't sure what he will find. Visiting Long Binh where his father was stationed, then seeing his relationship with Vanessa begin to deteriorate, Anthony arrives at realizations that begin to explain his father's life, as well as his own troubling behaviors. Reluctant to deny or admit complicity, Anthony returns home to look for answers in his past. What does it cost to speak the language of men? In prose that sings-sometimes defiantly, sometimes sadly, but always eloquently-Anthony D'Aries transports us to the crossroads of gender and history, then leads us through the unsettling terrain that creates fathers, sons, brothers, and husbands
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Midwest
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D'Aries, Anthony
Dewey number
155.332
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • D'Aries, Anthony
  • D'Aries, Anthony
  • D'Aries, Anthony
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Fathers and sons
  • Masculinity
  • Electronic books
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adult
Label
The language of men : [a memoir], Anthony D'Aries, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780989845182
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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11729051
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MWT11729051
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The language of men : [a memoir], Anthony D'Aries, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780989845182
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11729051
Publisher number
MWT11729051
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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