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Author Webb, Robert, 1972- author.

Title How not to be a boy / Robert Webb.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Canongate Books, 2017.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Biography  791.45028 WEB    AVAILABLE
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Description 328 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Contents Boys can't get enough of Dad -- Boys aren't shy -- Boys love sport -- Boys are brave -- Boys are never teacher's pet -- Boys don't fall in love (with other boys) -- Boys are not virgins -- Boys don't cry -- Men are organised -- Men don't take themselves too seriously -- Men don't need therapy -- Men understand women -- Men are good at directions -- Men know who they are.
Summary "Rules For Being A Man: Don't Cry Love Sport Play Rough Drink Beer Don't Talk About Feelings But Robert Webb has been wondering for some time now: are those rules actually any use? To anyone? Looking back over his life, from schoolboy crushes (on girls and boys) to discovering the power of making people laugh (in the Cambridge Footlights with David Mitchell), and from losing his beloved mother to becoming a husband and father, Robert Webb considers the absurd expectations boys and men have thrust upon them at every stage of life. Hilarious and heart-breaking, How Not To Be a Boy explores the relationships that made Robert who he is as a man, the lessons we learn as sons and daughters, and the understanding that sometimes you aren't the Luke Skywalker of your life - you're actually Darth Vader." -- provided by publisher.
Subject Webb, Robert, 1972-
Television actors and actresses -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Men -- Psychology.
Genre Autobiographies.
Nonfiction.
Autobiographies.
ISBN 9781786890085 (hbk.)
1786890089 (hbk.)
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