The Book of Dads

The Book of Dads

Essays on the Joys, Perils and Humiliations of Fatherhood

Paperback - 2009
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At turns humorous, irreverent, poignant and tender, The Book of Dads brings together twenty well-known and beloved writers on the subject of fatherhood, offering fathers--or anyone who has been or loved a parent--unrivaled insights into the complexity of fatherhood as it's experienced now. It is a literary reader for the contemporary dad, hip and on point, but with an eye toward becoming a classic for readers return to again and again. Contributors include Ben Fountain, Charles Baxter, Jim Shepard, Clyde Edgerton, Neal Pollack, Rick Bragg, Anthony Doerr, Michael Thomas, Davy Rothbart, Richard Bausch, Nick Flynn, Brandon R. Schrand, Rick Bass, Sebastian Matthews, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Steve Almond, David Gessner, Darin Strauss, Brock Clarke, and Sven Birkerts

Published: New York : Ecco, 2009.
ISBN: 9780061711558
0061711551
Branch Call Number: 306.8742 BOO
Characteristics: xxiii, 273 p. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: George, Ben

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