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Wisdom of our fathers lessons and letters from daughters and sons

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Father and child -- Anecdotes,
  • Fathers -- Anecdotes,
  • Adult children -- Correspondence

Book details:

About the Edition

After the publication of journalist Russert"s book about his father, he received thousands of letters from people who wanted to tell him about their own fathers, ordinary men who were remembered and cherished for some of their best moments-of advice, tenderness, strength, honor, discipline, and occasional eccentricity. Most of these daughters and sons were eager to express the gratitude they had carried with them through the years. Others wanted to share lessons and memories and, most important, pass them down to their own children. This book is for all fathers, young or old, who can learn from the men in these pages how to get it right, and to understand that sometimes it is the little gestures that can make the big difference for your child.--From publisher description

Edition Notes

Statement[collected by] Tim Russert
GenreAnecdotes, Correspondence
ContributionsRussert, Tim, 1950-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ755.86 .W57 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17197590M
ISBN 101400064805
LC Control Number2006042542

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Having read Wisdom of Our Fathers I now know that blood relation is really such a small part of the overall person I became because of my father. This will be a special Christmas when I give my children the book and the 4 page, single spaced 'letter' that I wrote to my father/5(8).   He wrote this book as a tribute to his father “Big Russ” as a follow on to his first book Big Russ and Me. The book takes an interesting style in that the author has written very little of it. Instead, the majority is stories about fathers around the nation, written by sons, daughters, fathers and mothers/5. Wisdom of Our Fathers: Lessons and Letters from Daughters and Sons Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Tim Russert (Author, Narrator), Joseph Buttler (Narrator), Marc Cashman (Narrator), Susan Denaker (Narrator), Kathe Mazur (Narrator), Arthur Morey (Narrator), Staci Snell (Narrator), Books on Tape (Publisher) & 5 more/5(). Wisdom of Our Fathers: Lessons and Letters from Daughters and Sons Tim Russert. out of 5 stars Audible Audiobook. $ Free with Audible trial. Big Russ & Me: Father & Son: Lessons of Life Tim Russert. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Next/5(8).

Wisdom of Our Fathers is a wonderful book written by Tim Russert. The book contains many letters written by Daughters and Sons recalling memories, imparted wisdom, experiences, lessons learned or just sharing stories about their fathers!/5().   But as Wisdom of Our Fathers reminds us, it is never too late to embrace it. From the father who coached his daughter in sports (and life), attending every meet, game, performance, and tournament, to the daughter who, after a fifteen-year estrangement, learned to make peace with her difficult father just before he died, /5(13). About Wisdom of Our Fathers. What does it really mean to be a good father? What did your father tell you, that has stayed with you throughout your life? Was there a lesson from him, a story, or a moment that helped to make you who you are? Wisdom of Our Fathers book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Have you ever looked back on an experience and thought, had I /5.

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