Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Little Dixie Dispatch: Father and Son Stories

Father and Son Stories

Sh*t My Dad Says” by Justin Halpern (2010) Tuesdays with Morrie meets F My Life in this hilarious coming-of-age book about a son's relationship with his foul-mouthed father by the 29-year-old comedy writer who created the massively popular Twitter feed of the same name.

Always by My Side: A Father’s Grace and a Sports Journey Unlike Any Other” by Jim Nantz (2008) America’s most visible sports commentator tells the stories of some of the most dramatic moments in American sports and pays tribute to the man who inspired him to pursue his broadcasting dream— his beloved father, who has fallen victim to the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease

“Big Russ and Me” by Tim Russert (2004) The beloved Tim Russert offers an intensely personal and charming memoir of American life in the 1950s and the special bond he shares with his father

Brave Men, Gentle Heroes: American Fathers and Sons in World War II and Vietnam” by Michael Takiff (2004) Brave Men, Gentle Heroes presents the frank, moving, and harrowing stories of men who served in World War II and of their sons who served in Vietnam -- fathers and sons bonded as deeply by their common experience in war as by blood.

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