book: The Council of Dads: My Daughters, My Illness, and the Men Who Could Be Me | Bruce Feiler ...

Suche books:   

The Council of Dads: My Daughters, My Illness, and the Men Who Could Be Me

Bruce Feiler

William Morrow, 2010 - 256 pages
view larger image
 for more information click here

Bestselling author Bruce Feiler was a young father when he was diagnosed with cancer. He instantly worried what his daughters' lives would be like without him. "Would they wonder who I was? Would they wonder what I thought? Would they yearn for my approval, my love, my voice?"

Three days later he came up with a stirring idea of how he might give them that voice. He would reach out to six men from all the passages in his life, and ask them to be present in the passages in his daughters' lives. And he would call this group "The Council of Dads."

"I believe my daughters will have plenty of opportunities in their lives," he wrote to these men. "They'll have loving families. They'll have each other. But they may not have me. They may not have their dad. Will you help be their dad?"

The Council of Dads is the inspiring story of what happened next. Feiler introduces the men in his Council and captures the life lesson he wants each to convey to his daughters--how to see, how to travel, how to question, how to dream. He mixes these with an intimate, highly personal chronicle of his experience battling cancer while raising young children, along with vivid portraits of his father, his two grandfathers, and various father figures in his life that explore the changing role of fathers in America.

This is the work of a master storyteller confronting the most difficult experience of his life and emerging with wisdom and hope. The Council of Dads is a touching, funny, and ultimately deeply moving book on how to live life, how the human spirit can respond to adversity, and how to deepen and cherish the friendships that enrich our lives.

 for more information click here

 for more information click here

 for more information click here

hot or not?    What's your opinion?     Write a review and share your thoughts!



Love You Forever
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Where Is Baby's Belly Button? A Lift-the-Flap Book
Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls, Revised ...


Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and ...
Mediterranean Paleo Cooking: Over 150 Fresh Coastal Recipes for a ...
The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook: An Allergen-Free Approach to Managing ...
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End


The Council (FourShadough Publishing Presents)
The Councils of Nicaea
The Council of Mirrors (The Sisters Grimm, Book 9)
The Council of Dads: My Daughters, My Illness, and the Men Who Could ...
Know the Creeds and Councils (KNOW Series)

search for books
council of dads, could, council, dads, daughters, illness, men, who

Suche books:   

camera photo
cell phones
classical music
gourmet food
health personal care
musical instruments
office products
outdoor living
computer video games
popular music
sporting goods
tools hardware
watches jewelry

randomly chosen

DVD: Dream Theater - Metropolis 2000: Scenes From New York

home  impressum - about us