Well, I think every man should read this book, regardless of race.
Becoming Dad blends both personal experience and journalistic cross-examination into a powerful whole that embraces the joy of truly being a father and caretaker.
Mr. Pitts, "Becoming Dad" offers God-send messages to Black Men seeking answers, However, others can benefit from this book.
Extremely well written book. Mr. Pitts presents a thorough, compelling and balanced view of factors that impact how well or how poorly black men assume their roles as fathers. Read morePublished 1 month ago by C. Cullen
Well, I think every man should read this book, regardless of race. I thought I was going to learn about being a father, but I learned so much more about what it means to be a... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Gerald J. Burke
Describes in very honest human terms a national crisis that to date goes unsolved, ignored by our government and the main stream media but is the heart of restoring strength to our... Read morePublished 6 months ago by anne baker
I READ EXCERPTS OF THE CHAPTERS, IT WAS ON THE BEST SELLERS LIST, FROM WHAT I SEEN FLIPPING THROUGH, IT SEEMS THAT IT WOULD BE HELPFUL. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Ms. Pauline ATL
I found this book was well-researched and ideas were fully formed. Leonard Pitts obviously cares passionately about this topic. Read morePublished on November 25, 2008 by Barrett Hansen
I became a fan of Leonard Pitts after reading his column in the Miami Herald while visiting Florida. Read morePublished on December 31, 2007 by Rebecca A. Price
Written by Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr., Becoming Dad is a discussion of the need for black fathers to step up and become positive male role models in... Read morePublished on May 12, 2007 by Midwest Book Review
After watching Mr. Pitts interview on Tony Brown Journal. I became one of the first people to order his book on Amazon.com. Read morePublished on June 20, 2006 by Kenneth H. Waters
A wonderful combination of ethnography and autobiography. I especially appreciated the candidness on page 171, when the author describes visiting his father's grave after being... Read morePublished on August 28, 2000