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By Michael Adelberg

ISBN-10: 1579622283

ISBN-13: 9781579622282

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

A pondering Man’s Bully locks readers into Matt’s head as he romps with hell-raising pals, bumbles out and in of teenybopper romances, and makes an attempt to control a flamable dating together with his intended ally, who died by way of his personal hand. all of it serves to make it effortless to recollect bullies like Matt, Jack, and a few of Matt’s buddies as fearsome humans to be kept away from.

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

Ultimately, we're witness to the profound fight of an getting older bully who's no longer rather misplaced, yet faraway from redeemed; a soul pitted opposed to the growing to be cognizance that he has transferred his worst demons to his son.

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