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By Michael Adelberg

ISBN-10: 1579622283

ISBN-13: 9781579622282

Matt Duffy is in hindrance. His son, Jack, is a highschool bully who makes an attempt suicide after Matt snuffs out a fast-moving youngster romance. Outwardly, Matt is okay, yet within he's packed with guilt and resentment. Matt reluctantly concurs to work out a psychiatrist who pushes him to discover his fractious parenting and his personal bullying prior. the outcome is a set of Matt’s most vital, outrageous, macabre, and indelible thoughts.

A considering Man’s Bully locks readers into Matt’s head as he romps with hell-raising friends, bumbles out and in of sweet sixteen romances, and makes an attempt to regulate a flamable dating along with his intended ally, who died through his personal hand. all of it serves to make it effortless to recollect bullies like Matt, Jack, and a few of Matt’s acquaintances as fearsome humans to be kept away from.

Within this debut novel, readers are despatched again to school to relive either their insecurities and remember the attract of the bad-ass and the mean-spirited laughter that comes too simply on the cost of others. Adelberg additionally hop-scotches the final 30 years of yankee popular culture with slicing wit. An eclectic mixture of the well-known and infamous—including Brittany Spears, Lou Reed, Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, and O.J.—are coated up for roasting. Nor does he face up to skewering an array of latest America’s sacred cows and delicate issues: racism, sexism, homophobia, type bias, ageism, psychological incapacity, and, after all, bullying.

Ultimately, we're witness to the profound fight of an getting older bully who's now not relatively misplaced, yet faraway from redeemed; a soul pitted opposed to the becoming cognizance that he has transferred his worst demons to his son.

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