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Father's Day: Encounters with Everyday Life
It's impossible to read the first few pages of this book and not laugh out loud. It's impossible to make it to the end without feeling tears well up. See the little things and the big things that make up modern life through the eyes of a man who discovers every day what it means to be a father. An infant who just won't sleep, the sudden impact of 9/11, the birth of a child ...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published April 16th 2007 by iUniverse
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I absolutely loved this book! First though, I have to come clean with the fact that the author is my cousin. That being said, I mean it 100% that I would recommend this book to everyone! It is a book of many essays, some are laugh-out-loud humorous, others deal with extremely serious topics such as Alzheimer's disease, death of a parent, 9/11, and the sad realization that our children are growing older and may not want our company as often as they once did. "Father's Day" embraces these moments ...more
Raphael Badagliacca is the author of two books: Fathers Day: Encounters with Everyday Life and The Yogi Poems and Other Celebrations of Local Baseball. He has performed in several venues. His readings have been broadcast on National Public Radio. Poems and stories of his have appeared in journals and newspapers. He is the founder/owner of a software company. Please visit: www.fathersdaybook.com , ...moreMore about Raphael Badagliacca...