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Fathers Day A Remarkable Memoir From The Best Selling Author Of Friday Night Lights And Three Nights In August.Buzz Bissinger S Twins Were Born Three Minutes And A World Apart Gerry, The Older One, Is A Graduate Student At Penn, Preparing To Become A Teacher His Brother Zach Has Spent His Life Attending Special Schools He Ll Never Drive A Car, Or Kiss A Girl, Or Live By Himself He Is A Savant, Challenged By Serious Intellectual Deficits But Also Blessed With Rare Talents An Astonishing Memory, A Dazzling Knack For Navigation, And A Reflexive Honesty That Can Make Him Both Socially Awkward And Surprisingly Wise.Buzz Realized That While He Had Always Been An Attentive Father, He Didn T Really Understand What It Was Like To Be Zach So One Summer Night Buzz And Zach Hit The Road To Revisit All The Places They Have Lived Together During Zach S Twenty Four Years Zach Revels In His Memories, And Buzz Hopes This Journey Into Their Shared Past Will Bring Them Closer And Reveal To Him The Mysterious Workings Of His Son S Mind And Heart The Trip Also Becomes Buzz S Personal Journey, Yielding Revelations About His Own Parents, The Price Of Ambition, And Its Effect On His Twins.As Father And Son Journey From Philadelphia To Los Angeles, They See The Best And Worst Of America And Each Other Ultimately, Buzz Gains A New And Uplifting Wisdom, Realizing That Zach S Worldview Has A Sturdy Logic Of Its Own A Logic That Deserves The Greatest Respect And With The Help Of Zach S Twin, Gerry, Buzz Learns An Even Vital Lesson About Zach Character Transcends Intellect We Come To See Zach As He Truly Is Patient, Fearless, Perceptive, Kind A Man Of Excellent Character.

[Ebook] ↠ Fathers Day  Author Buzz Bissinger – Viagraonl1ne.us
  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Fathers Day
  • Buzz Bissinger
  • English
  • 15 May 2018
  • 0547816561

    10 thoughts on “[Ebook] ↠ Fathers Day Author Buzz Bissinger – Viagraonl1ne.us


  1. says:

    This book is a perfect Father s Day gift a road trip story of a man trying to bond with his son, while reflecting on his own father, his other significant relationships, and his personal triumphs and failures It is heartfelt and powerful and a little sappy and a little funny. and I love it passionately.The skeleton of Bissinger s book is a road trip that he designs as an opportunity to get to know one of his sons, a young man who suffered brain damage at birth and grew up Different Zach is a This book is a perfect Father s Day gift a road trip story of a man trying to bond with his son, while reflecting on his own father, his other significant relationships, and his personal triumphs and failures It is heartfelt and powerful and a little sappy and a little funny. and I love it passionately.The skeleton of Bissinger s book is a road trip that he designs as an opportunity to get to know one of his sons, a young man who suffered brain damage at birth and grew up Different Zach is a complicated ...


  2. says:

    This is the kind of book I would normally devour Unfortunately, I didn t respond that way to this book While I appreciate how incredibly tough it must be for the author to have a son with significant brain issues particularly since this son has a normal twin brother , the author comes across as terribly self absorbed and with many, many self admitted issues of his own The book is ostensibly about the author and son s cross country drive where they could rediscover old haunts and experien This is the kind of book I would normally devour Unfortuna...


  3. says:

    Back in the 1970 s Buzz Bissinger, best known for the book Friday Night Lights, watched as his twin boys were born 13.5 weeks early and three minutes and three ounces apart And although it doesn t seem like it should, those three minutes and three ounces made all the difference to you younger twin, Zach Because of them, Zach, unlike his brother Gerry, suffered irreparable trace brain damage that have left him mentally retarded, unable to process the abstract, but with a savant s memory, especi Back in the 1970 s Buzz Bissinger, best known for the book Friday Night Lights, watched as his twin boys were born 13.5 weeks early and three minutes and three ounces apart And although it doesn t seem like it should, those three minutes and three ounces made all the difference to you younger twin, Zach Because of them, Zach, unlike his brother Gerry, suffered irreparable trace brain damage that ha...


  4. says:

    Definitely worth a read I found this book on my mom s shelf, one of dozens of books given to her by a dear bookish friend Basically this friend who recently passed away would show up for lunch dates with a paper bag full of books you have to read It was overwhelming to my mom, so she would always offer me as many free books as I would like on my visits Jackpot Mom said she had started Father s Day and didn t...


  5. says:

    Buzz Bissinger was blessed with being the father of twins, and some would say cursed since Zack, the younger by 3 minutes, was brain damaged at birth But these are special people, and despite splitting from his wife shortly after this traumatic event, Bissinger shared fully in his sons development and lives When Zack is 25, the two of them go on a trip to visit places they d lived Although developmentally challenged, Zack possesses several astounding talents, a gift for navigation being one Buzz Bissinger was blessed with being the father of twins, and some would say cursed since Zack, the younger by 3 minutes, was brain damaged at birth But these are special people, and despite splitting from his wife shortly after this traumatic event, Bissinger shared fully in his sons development and lives When Zack is 25, the two of them go on a trip to visit places they d lived Although developmentally challenged, Zack possesses several astounding talents, a gift for navigation being one of them His love for maps coupled with his astounding powers of recall make his prese...


  6. says:

    Buzz Bissinger certainly can write Although his background is in newspaper reporting, he does an excellent job in sustaining a far longer narrative This is the first book of his I have read, although he is rather well known for Friday Night Lights I do plan on reading his other books because of the pure pleasure of reading such a good writer.The book this reminds me the most of, however, is Tuesdays With Morrie It seems artificial I don t believe that it took Bissinger 25 years and a cross Buzz Bissinger certainly can write Although his background is in newspaper reporting, he does an excellent job in sustaining a far longer narrative This is the first book of his I have read, although he is rather well known for Friday Night Lights I do plan on reading his other books because of the pure pleasure of reading such a good writer.The book this reminds me the most of, however, is Tuesdays With Morrie It seems artificial I don t believe that it took Bissinger 25 years and a cross country trip to make peace...


  7. says:

    Buzz Bissinger s twin boys were born 13 weeks early, weighing less than two pounds One of his sons, Zach, suffers brain damage As a result, Zach ends up severely mentally impaired This memoir is about Bissinger s quest to come to grips with who his son is Bissinger and Zach embark on a cross country road trip during which father learns much about son and himself Bissinger s portrayal of his relationship with his son is raw, honest and real I admired the author s courage in conveying in an Buzz Bissinger s twin boys were born 13 weeks early, weighing less than two pounds One of his sons, Zach, suffers brain damage As a result, Zach ends up severely mentally impaired This memoir is about Bissinger s quest to come to grips with who his son ...


  8. says:

    I picked this up because I heard the author on NPR and was intrigued by the premise A writer, Buzz Bissinger, takes his developmentally disabled adult son, Zach, on a cross country road trip, hoping for an epiphany or at least a few discoveries about the son on the way Woven into the road book plot are glimpses of the author s and his family s past, the birth of Zach and his twin brother Gerry when the three minutes between the boys exits from the womb and even the way they lay within it mad I picked this up because I heard the author on NPR and was intrigued by the premise A writer, Buzz Bissinger, takes his developmentally disabled adult son, Zach, on a cross country road trip, hoping for an epiphany or at least a few discoveries about the son on the way Woven into the road book plot are glimpses of the author s and his family s past, the birth of Zach and his twin brother Gerry when the three minutes between the boys exits from the womb and even the way they lay within it made all the difference in their future prospects , and the inner workings of the author s mind and soul.Bissinger dearly loves Zach but laments his lack of understanding of his son He is able to enumerate the many failings of Zach s intellect and the things he s been condemned never to do marry, live on his own, go to college , but he s less able to see the benefits of the gifts Zach...


  9. says:

    This memoir was an easy read, yet was a very powerful book Buzz Bissinger writes eloquently about taking a cross country trip with his brain damaged adult son Zach, his overpowering love for this man child, their often difficult relationship, and his attempt, through the trip, to understand his son better.Zach and his twin brother, Gerry, were born very premat...


  10. says:

    I flip flopped on what to rate this The story itself is interesting As a parent, I give nothing but respect to those parents with children who have any kind of disability The challenges they must face are enormous and the few I have personally known have done it with such grace and love But it does make me question my abilities and whether or not I could handle it.But the fact is Bissinger is not really likeable His insistence on making his son conform to his wishes is uncomfortable Openly I flip flopped on what to rate this The story itself is interesting As a parent, I give nothing but respect to those parents with children who have any kind of disability The challenges they must face are enormous and the few I have personally known have done it with such grace and love But it does make ...

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