9780061778773

The Council of Dads: A Story of Family, Friendship, and Learning How to Live

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    9780061778773

  • ISBN10:

    006177877X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/17/2011
  • Publisher: Harpercollins
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Summary

The Council of Dads is a profoundly moving and illuminating new work from Bruce Feiler, author of the monumental New York Times bestsellers Walking the Bible, Abraham, and Where God Was Born. The acclaimed writer's most intimate book, The Council of Dads is Feiler's personal story of illness and recovery, a book that touches on life and death, love and fatherhood, and offers inspiration for us all.

Author Biography

Bruce Feiler is the author of five consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including Walking the Bible, Abraham, and America's Prophet. He writes the This Life column for the New York Times and lives in Brooklyn with his wife and twin daughters.

Table of Contents

The Orange Sting-Rayp. 1
The Council of Dadsp. 9
Twenty Fingers and Twenty Toesp. 14
Chronicles of the Lost Year: Volume Ip. 24
Jeff: Approach the Cowp. 33
Twentieth-Century Two-thirdsp. 45
Chronicles of the Lost Year: Volume IIp. 55
Max: Pack Your Flip-Flopsp. 64
The Lesson of the Dunesp. 74
Chronicles of the Lost Year: Volume IIIp. 86
David Don't See the Wallp. 93
Use Your Wordsp. 103
Chronicles of the Lost Year: Volume IVp. 112
Ben: Tend Your Tadpolesp. 120
Be a Collectorp. 132
Chronicles of the Lost Year: Volume Vp. 142
Ben the Second: Live the Questionsp. 152
The Last Few Stepsp. 164
Chronicles of the Lost Year: Volume VIp. 175
Joshua Harvest Miraclesp. 186
Always Learn to Juggle on the Side of a Hillp. 196
Chronicles of the Lost Year: Volume VIIp. 206
Take a Walk with a Turtlep. 217
Hug the Monsterp. 227
Afterword: The Council Convenesp. 237
Say Please and Thank Youp. 243
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