Song for My Father

Song for My Father

Paperback (07 Nov 2014)

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Synopsis

What happens when you only know your dad when you're a young boy and then, one day, when you are middle-aged, he phones to say he'd like to see you again before he dies? In the space of one year, Ian Clayton makes a voyage around China, America and his father to ponder the familiar questions: is blood thicker than water? Does it matter who teaches us so long as we learn? How do we let go of something we never really had in the first place? With characteristic storytelling, wit and good humour, Ian Clayton reflects on a lifelong search for a father figure, skipping across the generations to weave a tale of how we relate, what we do with what we've got and what happens when some things just don't work out the way we want them to.

Book information

ISBN: 9781901927627
Publisher: Route
Imprint: Route Publishing
Pub date:
DEWEY: 306.8742092
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 287
Weight: 276g
Height: 197mm
Width: 131mm
Spine width: 22mm