Frank Miniter is the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "The Ultimate Man's Survival Guide" and "The Politically Incorrect Guide to Hunting." Miniter is the former executive editor of "American Hunter" (an NRA magazine) and a former senior editor of "Outdoor Life." Miniter is also the ultimate man. He has run with the bulls of Pamplona, snowshoed the Klondike, hunted Russian bears in Kaleria, and survived everywhere from the Amazon to the streets of Manhattan. He lives in New York City.
"Written with the style and attention to detail reminiscent of the late Ernest Hemingway, best-selling author and accomplished outdoorsman Frank Miniter's This Will Make a Man of You: One Man's Search for Hemingway and Manhood in a Changing World is a treat." -- The GunMag "Miniter is the perfect guide to this discussion of manliness. He has worked as what I'd call a 'participatory journalist' in some of the manliest places on Earth: backwoods hunting camps, Capitol Hill, the African outback, fishing boats, and debate societies. His ear is tuned to nuance, but he writes with the power of conviction. He's one of the manliest men I know." --Andrew McKean, editor of Outdoor Life "This Will Make a Man of You lifted a veil from my eyes of what I now perceive I saw in my sons and witnessed in my husband. Women should buy this book for their husbands, boyfriends, sons, and brothers. It's an action-packed narrative that shows them how to be the men they want to be--and we need them to be." --Barbara Baird, Women's Outdoor News "If you care about fresh views of Hemingway, our most popular and enduring writer; about manhood and womanhood (or personhood, humanhood); about honor and values and what William Faulkner called 'the eternal verities,' what Hemingway called 'the real old things'--you should be reading this book now." --H. R. Stoneback, president of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society, author of Reading Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises and Hemingway's Paris: Our Paris? "Frank Miniter is one of the most incisive writers in America today." --Avik Roy, Forbes opinion editor "As a mom raising three young boys, it was an absolute joy to read This Will Make a Man of You. Miniter offers moms like me some much needed guidance and reassurance that raising men is still an honorable pursuit. From his chilling ruminations on running with the bulls to his often sensitive and thoughtful observations to becoming all we can be, this book is an antidote to what's wrong with today's often-misguided view of manliness." --Julie Gunlock, senior fellow at the Independent Women's Forum "This insightful book upends today's politically correct attacks on manliness. It's a thrilling read, but also is just what our society needs. Through an engaging and thought-provoking pursuit of the real Ernest Hemingway, this book takes you onto the streets of Pamplona and the infamous Running of the Bulls. But this is not simply a chance to take a selfie with a horned beast. It is a pilgrimage to discover the self and to find out what it takes to become all we can be." --Alan Peterson, award-winning documentary filmmaker "Who knows more about making manly Americans than Frank Miniter? He knows the Constitution, he knows God, and he certainly knows his guns. This is a must read for parents and a recommended read for every teenager who wants to become the kind of citizen the founders of this great country imagined." --Lars Larson, host of the Lars Larson Show "Frank Miniter delivers a rollicking adventure full of hoof-pounding thrills, bursts of raw adrenaline, and hard-earned wisdom and insight in his quest for answers to one of the timeless questions: What does it mean to be a man?" --Cam Edwards, author of Heavy Lifting: Grow Up, Get a Job, Start a Family, and Other Manly Advice "Miniter can think, write, and throw a punch." --Rich Lowry, editor of the National Review "Read it aloud everywhere you go." --Ted Nugent