A Fascinating Social Biography about Black Fathers Black Sons

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New book is socially relevant today and delves into the relationships of black fathers and sons

A father will always play a vital role in a child’s growing years, especially sons. His absence or presence in the child’s life will have profound impact in the future. In Black Fathers Black Sons, author Ray Waters delves into the relationships of African-American men and reveals new insights that will enlighten readers.

A non-fiction social autobiography, Black Fathers Black Sons are narrative stories from interviews based on two sets of questions; one for fathers and another for sons. The participants have engaged in face-to-face interviews, and depending whether they were interviewed as a father or as a son, are asked the same questions. Each participant was also asked to write a note to his father or his son.

The diversity of the participants in Black Fathers Black Sons is remarkable. Interviews were conducted with a cross-section of African-American men in communities throughout the United States. Included is the topic of the absent black father, a subject that is hotly debated. This work assists in further fueling the debate and debunking many myths.

Black Fathers Black Sons engages the readers in a fascinating conversation that portrays relationships among black men by black men. It gives them a perspective on these relationships with some revealing surprises. The narratives in themselves are surprising. Some of them dismiss stereotypes, others explain them, and many more give a perspective of black men that again are, in and of themselves, surprising.

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About the Author
Ray Waters is a native of Chicago. He holds degrees in finance and law.

Black Father and Sons * by Ray Waters
A Social Autobiography
Publication Date: October 23, 2010
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 207 pages; 978-1-4535-9126-0
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 207 pages; 978-1-4535-9127-7
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4535-9128-4

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