When I First Held You

When I First Held You

22 Critically Acclaimed Writers Talk About the Triumphs, Challenges, and Transformative Experience of Fatherhood

eBook - 2014
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-- "One of the first things I learned about fatherhood was that my father was right: it was hard and it kicked the shit out of your life plan."--Lev Grossman "I wanted to hold him. I wanted to hold him close and never let go. But we have to let go, don't we?"--Andre Dubus III "Bridges are engineered. Children are worked toward, clumsily, imperfectly, with a deep and almost religious faith in trial and error."--Ben Greenman "If you counted up the nights I've spent dancing to Strangers in the Night, ' those hours would stretch three times around the equator."--Garth Stein "The most surprising aspect of parenting has been how much my pre-parenting life looks like a cloud in the rearview."--Dennis Lehane Contributors include Andre Aciman, Chris Bachelder, David Bezmozgis, Justin Cronin, Peter Ho Davies, Anthony Doerr, Andre Dubus III, Steve Edwards, Karl Taro Greenfeld, Ben Greenman, Lev Grossman, Dennis Lehane, Bruce Machart, Rick Moody, Stephen O'Connor, Benjamin Percy, Bob Smith, Frederick Reiken, Marco Roth, Matthew Specktor, Garth Stein, and Alexi Zentner.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, [2014]
Edition: Berkley trade paperback edition.
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781101634622
1101634626
0425269248
9780425269244
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Gresko, Brian - Editor

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