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  • Unspoken

  • Toxic Masculinity and How I Faced the Man Within the Man
  • By: Guvna B
  • Narrated by: Guvna B
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Music
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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Summary

Includes an audiobook-exclusive interview with Guvna B by TV and radio presenter Nihal Arthanayake!

Men are bold. Men are brave. Men are strong in the face of fear. But what happens when that strength crumbles?

Growing up on a council estate in East London, rapper Guvna B thought he knew everything he needed to know about what it means to be a man. But when a personal tragedy sent him reeling, he knew he had to face these assumptions head on if he was going to be able to overcome his grief.

In this intimate, honest and unflinching memoir, Guvna B draws on his personal experiences to explore how toxic masculinity affects young men today. Exploring ideas of male identity, Unspoken is an inspirational account of Guvna’s journey.

Bring Guvna’s story to life with photos available in the audiobook companion PDF download.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.  

©2020 Guvna B (P)2020 Harper Inspire

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Heartfelt and thought provoking

I deeply appreciated the introspection and depth of Isaac's book. This was inspiring and an important conversation for young men to explore how mental health and society's expectations of masculinity can impact relationships and ultimately healing from grief and trauma.

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Honest, enlightening and emotional

A fantastic and emotional read with a series of hard hitting losses of loved ones and the story of processing of difficult emotions. Beyond inspiring and dismantles toxic masculinity with an empowering message.
Words spoken like a true older wiser brother.
Thank you for sharing you loss and your light!

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This book is so necessary

An excellent read that delves into the uncharter waters of the modern man. It breaks down barriers of race and class and connects people on an emotional level. It speaks in the universal language of grief and above all shines hope on times that can be filled with despair. As an addition, Guvna has been able to skillfully articulate complex issues with youth culture and violence today that would hold up in Parliament and his concept of 'It takes a village' should seriously be taken into consideration by the powers that be.
I thoroughly enjoyed it. 👏🏽

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Very personal transparent book.

Really good insight. Loved the flow and story telling from a young black male perspective.