A collection of first-person stories about what it means to be a man in America today—from Pulitzer Prize winners and poet laureates to ex-cons, pro-football Hall of Famers, and regular guys.
Honest discussions about being a good man today: In these essays, each author describes his defining challenges, losses, and triumphs—revealing simple truths about modern manhood in America today.
A fascinating range of experiences: Rich, poor, black, white, gay, straight, urban, rural, famous, ordinary—the book presents a wide range of men, including—Pulitzer Prize nominated war photographer Michael Kamber, who describes his perilous job and why he has sacrificed so much for it; Nationally renowned yogi Rolf Gates, who reveals how his sister
and his daughter led him down a spiritual path that saved his life; and Bestselling author Mark St. Amant, who muses about a romantic, post-wedding journey to Italy that nearly ended his marriage.
A comprehensive project that benefits those in need: All proceeds of the book benefit the Good Men Foundation, a not-for-profit that helps fund educational, social, financial, and legal support for men and boys at risk.