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Dad Bod

Portraits of Pop Culture Papas

by Cian Cruise
edition: eBook
tagged: popular culture, fatherhood, essays

A brisk, humorous collection of essays that redefines the mythos of fatherhood depicted in film, television, and video games.

What do dads tell us about the world? Not your real dad, but dads in general. Dads are everywhere. Lurking in our movies, television shows, and video games. Spouting homespun wisdom and atrocious jokes, wallowing in might-hav …

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Reading the Water

Fly Fishing, Fatherhood, and Finding Strength in Nature

by Mark Hume
edition: Hardcover
tagged: fishing, nature therapy, personal memoirs, essays, fatherhood

“A father shares the joys of fly-fishing with his daughters. In this eloquent memoir … [Mark] Hume vividly conveys the sensory details of their adventures and the stunning surroundings … A heartfelt, beautifully written celebration of the wonders of nature and comfort of family.”—Kirkus STARRED Review

Fishing was Mark Hume’s passion sinc …

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PAPÀ, VAN BASTEN AND OTHER SUPERHEROES

by Edoardo Maturo, translated by Sándor Anthony Vezér, illustrated by Meredith Wolting, cover design or artwork by Alice Iuri, general editor Claudia Tavernese, prepared for publication by TheWorldofDot
edition: Paperback
tagged: soccer, sports, fatherhood

A funny, heartwarming and nostalgia-packed story about a fan who, after becoming a father, is trying to teach his son to be an AC Milan fan in a time in which Milan is a shadow of the team the father grew to love. The story is for Milan fans, calcio fans and for everyone who loves the game, including those who support other teams. But since it is n …

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Little Victories: Autism Through a Father's Eyes

by Yvon Roy
edition: Paperback
tagged: biography & memoir, fatherhood

THE AWARD WINNING GRAPHIC NOVEL AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A FATHER, AND THE CHALLENGES HE FACES RAISING HIS AUTISTIC SON.

A beautiful visual exploration of the highs and lows experienced by a parent learning how to adapt to his son's autism. Faced with a challenging road ahead, the author uses creative flair and ingenuity in order to connect with his son, en …

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Likeness

Fathers, sons, a portrait

by David Macfarlane
edition: Hardcover
tagged: personal memoirs, fatherhood, death, grief, bereavement

When the worst that can happen, happens, the only useful lesson is the knowledge that it can. That's the take-away: a world can actually end, time can actually run out, sadness can prevail. But I didn't know that then . . .
 
From one of Canada's most celebrated writers and the author of the classic memoir The Danger Tree comes an occasionally hi …

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Swimming Aimlessly

One Man's Journey through Infertility and What We Can All Learn from It

by Jon Waldman
edition: Hardcover
tagged: infertility, personal memoirs, fatherhood

Using his own journey as inspiration, writer Jon Waldman offers this heartfelt and funny guide for men and couples struggling with infertility.

Take a moment to scroll through the contacts on your phone or your friends on Facebook. One in six of them is struggling with infertility. The affected women have most likely reached out to family, close f …

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Forty Fathers

Men Talk about Parenting

edited by Tessa Lloyd, foreword by Peter Mansbridge
edition: Hardcover
tagged: fatherhood

When Tessa Lloyd’s sons-in-law became fathers, she searched for resources that would help inspire them—especially parenting stories from other fathers. However, that book didn’t seem to exist. As a counsellor for children and families, Lloyd understood the ways a father-child relationship can have a lasting effect through the generations. See …

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Do You Ever Cry, Dad?

A Father's Guide to Surviving Family Breakup

by I.J. Schecter
edition: Paperback
tagged: fatherhood, single parent, divorce & separation

The help divorcing dads need to survive marital breakdown while staying close to their kids.

Divorce and separation are overwhelmingly sad, especially when kids are involved. In Do You Ever Cry, Dad? I.J. Schecter shares his experience, stories from other fathers, and insights from family experts to provide practical and emotional support to dads go …

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