Friend Grief and Men: Defying Stereotypes

Victoria Noe (Author)


"Be a man."

Society expects men to take charge, get things done and keep their emotions in check. But what happens when their best friend dies and they're not allowed to grieve?

In Friend Grief and Men: Defying Stereotypes you'll meet men whose friendships shaped their lives. Some lost a best friend. Some lost dozens of friends. Their stories of grieving and healing will change your perception of what it means to 'be a man'.

  • A former actor turned rabbi reflecting on the importance of his friends.
  • A professional hockey player whose friend's suicide prompted him to start an organization to support former hockey players in need.
  • Long-time survivors in the AIDS community, whose needs are very similar to those of military veterans.
  • A sportswriter whose best friend was the first person close to him to die.
  • And more...

Product Details

$5.99  $5.51
Publish Date
June 01, 2016
5.0 X 0.16 X 8.0 inches | 0.18 pounds
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About the Author

Victoria Noe is an award-winning author, speaker and activist. Her Friend Grief series was born from a promise made to a dying friend and is recognized as a unique and important addition to the grief support community. Her freelance articles have appeared in such publications as the Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post and Windy City Times, as well as numerous grief and writing blogs. Awards include the 2015 Christopher Hewitt Award for Creative Nonfiction from A&U Magazine. She is a prominent voice in the HIV/AIDS community as a writer and activist and is currently working on a book about the contributions of straight women throughout the epidemic. Her website is