Man Down

Man Down

Man Down

Will Parks needs to man up. A man stands. A man fights. A man bleeds. These are the first lessons you learn in a town where girls are objects, words are weak and fists do the talking. Will's more at home in the classroom than the gym, and the most important woman in his life is his gran. So how can a boy who's always backed away from a fight become the hero who saves the day? Because a disaster is coming. One that Will can prevent. But only if he learns the most important lesson of all: sometimes to step up, you have to man down. A searingly powerful exploration of toxic masculinity, perfect for fans of Juno Dawson or They Both Die at the End. 'Staggeringly good . . . had me hanging on every word' Louisa Reid, author of Wrecked and Lies Like Love 'Good books make you feel something. Great books change the way you feel about everything. Man Down is a great book. No one is writing about young men's lives with as much warmth, empathy and humour as James is right now.' Samuel Pollen, author of The Year I Didn't Eat 'Utterly compelling, completely original and will undoubtedly be one of the standout books of 2022. An absolute must read' - Adam Simcox, author of The Dying Squad 'An excellent look at what it means to "be a man" amid a culture of peer pressure and toxic masculinity while navigating desire and friendship. Loved it.' - Anna Stephens, author of Godblind 'Emotionally complex, dark and clever - a very unexpected, thoughtful and original book. I can honestly think of no other YA quite like it.' - Gina Blaxill, author of Saving Silence

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : James Goodhand
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2022-03-03
Total Pages : 400 Pages
ISBN : 9780241383346


Man Down

Man Down

“A great book on how men, how all of us, can connect through vulnerability and grow together.” Russell Brand How often do you put on a ‘coping’ front, when in reality you’re troubled with insecurities and anxieties? Do you find it difficult to open up about how you’re feeling? You might be surprised to learn that you are not alone, and that many men find it challenging to talk about their worries. From tips on how to reach out, to advice on navigating mental health issues, this volume is full of guidance on how to look out for your well-being. Topics covered include: • Anxiety and depression • Stress • Suicidal thoughts • Dealing with traditional gender expectations • Self-care and mindfulness methods • How to open up and communicate • Where to seek help With personal experiences and insights, this book will improve your awareness of mental health, offer tools and techniques to enable you to manage it better, and help you to live a happier, healthier life.

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Genre : Self-Help
Author : Charlie Hoare
Publisher : Summersdale Publishers LTD - ROW
Release : 2020-03-12
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 9781787837362


Man Down

Man Down

This time the chips are truly down for Hollywood Jake Donovan. A government scientist, Dr. William Rush, has been found dead in a North Carolina state park; he'd been doing sensitive research -- possibly a weapons project -- and he'd been brutally murdered. His colleague, Janice Callahan, is also missing...A crime of passion? Or a threat to national security? Jake Donovan -- down on his luck after being mysteriously yanked from the investigation of an assassination attempt on the First Lady -- and his Broken Wings team are assigned to the case by their wealthy benefactor Mrs. De Vries, who also happens to be Janice Callahan's aunt. But it's not going to be easy for Jake. As he digs deeper into the mystery he is shot at, his car is blown up, and his fingerprints keep turning up where they shouldn't. His personal life is no picnic either: His Broken Wings colleague and girlfriend Katie leaves him for her ex-husband; his former wife has had it with the danger his work brings to her and their two children; and he is plagued by nightmares of the Black Diamond kidnapper, the one criminal whom he has never been able to catch. But the worst blow comes when Donovan's adored son, Eric, is abducted right out of his own bed. Hollywood Jake Donovan finally knows what it's like to be a victim. In their efforts to save the country, as well as the offspring of one of their own, the Broken Wings team races across America on the trail of a complicated conspiracy. Can they get to the center of the web in time? Once again, John Douglas has delivered a mesmerizing and edge-of-the-seat ride into the world of criminal profiling.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : John E. Douglas
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2002-12-30
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9780743477222


Last Man Down

Last Man Down

A first responder’s harrowing account of 9/11—the inspirational true story of an American hero who gave nearly everything for others during one of New York City’s darkest hours. On September 11, 2001, FDNY Battalion Chief Richard “Pitch” Picciotto answered the call heard around the world. In minutes, he was at Ground Zero of the worst terrorist attack on American soil, as the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center began to burn—and then to buckle. A veteran of the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, Picciotto was eerily familiar with the inside of the North Tower. And it was there that he concentrated his rescue efforts. It was in its smoky stairwells where he heard and felt the South Tower collapse. He made the call for firemen and rescue workers to evacuate, while he stayed behind with a skeleton team of men to help evacuate a group of disabled and infirm civilians. And it was in the rubble of the North Tower where Picciotto found himself buried—for more than four hours after the building’s collapse.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Richard Picciotto
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2003-05-06
Total Pages : 272 Pages
ISBN : 9781101220757


Blow The Man Down

Blow The Man Down

Reproduction of the original: Blow the Man Down by Holman Day

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Holman Day
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2020-07-30
Total Pages : 366 Pages
ISBN : 9783752372595


Ride The Man Down

Ride The Man Down

The Ridgemonts are wealthy and influential New Mexico Territory landowners. Their status purportedly is purchased by seemingly inexhaustible capital provided by their reputed Deadmen Hills' gold mine. It[[s only human nature that others want to share in their bounty. That these others have to die has less to do with keeping the "mine" location a secret than with concealing other mysteries bequeathed by the long-lived and elusive native-American shaman Calenza. Secrets even the Ridgemonts can likely never fully comprehend. #1 in A New World Shaman series

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Genre : Fiction
Author : William Maltese
Publisher : ManLove Romance Press
Release : 2009
Total Pages : 203 Pages
ISBN : 9781608200306


The Old Man Down The Road

The Old Man Down The Road

To twelve-year-old Jacob Hunter, moving with his family to a small town in south Mississippi - a place he'd never even heard of - means little more than having to get used to a new house, a new school, and trying to find new friends. In less than a week, his world will be changed in ways he could never have imagined. A terrifying chain of events, set in motion by a simple prank, will serve to forge an unlikely bond between Jacob and Jim Hanes - a lonely, bitter old drunk. And, as recurring nightmares and haunting visions begin to blur reality, he will come to discover the true power of friendship, redemption, and the hope of a child sustained by the power of faith. But will it be enough when he finds himself pitted against a dark evil that has long slept, deep within the blackest corners of the soul of The Old Man Down The Road? www.oldmanbook.com

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Ken Hall Jr.
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Release : 2011-09-19
Total Pages : 587 Pages
ISBN : 9781456767549


Man Down

Man Down

Mark Ormrod was a 'gravel belly', a 'bootneck' marine who loved being in the heart of the action when things kicked off, and he relished the prospect of a tour of duty in Afghanistan. And then the unthinkable happened. In one heartstopping moment Mark's life was brutally shattered when a landmine tore off both his legs and his right arm. The catastrophic injuries he sustained and the shocking truth behind the doctors' battle to save him are all described in graphic detail in this remarkable memoir. So too is the story of how, on the brink of despair, Mark began the greatest battle of his life - to walk again and, using state-of-the-art 'bionic' legs, to stand shoulder to shoulder with his comrades to receive his campaign medal. It was a battle he had to win if he was to rebuild his life. Told with brutal honesty, Man Down is a moving, action-packed account of courage and comradeship, of life on the frontline and the terrible legacy of war. It is a story of true grit you will never forget.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Marine Mark Ormond
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2010-04-01
Total Pages : 384 Pages
ISBN : 9781409093893


Man Down

Man Down

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, everyone is familiar with the tired clichés: women are bad drivers and are not good with money; only guys play video games and they give bad directions. Dan Abrams tackles the toughest case of his career in Man Down. Drawing on years of legal experience and research studies, Abrams explains step-by-step why women are better than men in just about every way imaginable, from managing money to flying planes to living longer. Abrams uses his trademark charm to get his point across without opining on the issue himself. Chock-full of fun facts and conversation starters, this book may not end the debate of men versus women, but it will definitely make it more interesting. Praise for Man Down: "a provocative collection of bite-size pro-women essays" -Wall Street Journal "compelling, controversial" -Glamour "I've always liked Dan Abrams. And now that he's charmingly admitted what we all knew anyway, I like him even more!" -Liz Smith

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Genre : Social Science
Author : Dan Abrams
Publisher : Abrams Image
Release : 2011-03-01
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 0810998297


Man Down

Man Down

'The most honest, most revealing - and funniest - exploration of male mental health I have ever read' Adam Kay 'Matt Rudd may have written the most important book in a generation' Idle Society On the surface, men today don't have much to complain about. At work, they still get paid more than women for doing the same jobs. At home, they still shirk most of the unpaid labour. Putting the bins out does not count. Beneath the surface, it's a different story. An alarming number of men end up anxious, exhausted, depressed - and very reluctant to admit they are. Even if they do everything that's expected of them in work, life and fatherhood, genuine happiness is still elusive. By midlife, their levels of stress are higher and their levels of wellbeing are lower - and work-life balance turns out to be just a cruel illusion. The evidence is clear and ironic: the system set up by men for men doesn't work for men either. It is making none of us happy. In Man Down, Matt Rudd takes the long view on this perplexing paradox. Drawing on stories from his own life, and the varied lives of the other men he has interviewed, he goes back to the beginning to consider what makes the modern man - how the seeds of midlife misery are sown in the school playground and cultivated through adolescence and into adulthood. By turns compassionate and provocative, Man Down asks the important question: is midlife unhappiness inevitable? Spoiler alert: it isn't.

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Author : Matt Rudd
Publisher : Piatkus Books
Release : 2022-03-04
Total Pages : 224 Pages
ISBN : 0349424829