Father Fiction Paperback
Chapters For A Fatherless Generation
by Donald Miller;
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Donald Miller's dad left him and his mum when Donald was very young. From that point onwards, Donald felt different. Different from the other boys in his class; different from the other boys on camp. He found that growing up without a dad to guide you is a big deal!
Dads have crucial wisdom to impart to their sons, but without out one, life is a whole lot harder. In FATHER FICTION, Donald Miller relates moving and humourous stories from his fatherless childhood and adolescence. This is a book for men of any age, or anyone with fatherless friends or relations.
This book was previously published as To Own a Dragon.
Father Fiction by Donald Miller was published by Hodder & Stoughton in May 2010 and is our 36419th best seller. The ISBN for Father Fiction is 9781444701302.
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Father FictionMary Bartholomew, via The Good Book Stall
Donald Miller’s father left his wife to bring up his son, and Miller gives her all credit for doing the very best she could. She worked long hours yet still managed to do voluntary work with her church yet whatever she did, she was not and could not be the father figure he so desperately needed and wanted. Despite all attempts to find a father figure and with some success especially with John and his family, this need continued into adulthood and has coloured his whole life.
Now he has channelled his experience into helping the multitude of fatherless boys in America by founding the The Mentoring Project, www.thementoringproject.org ‘inspiring and equipping faith communities to mentor fatherless boys’.
This book however is the very personal and emotional story of Miller’s own life from those early days to the present time. My own father died while I was in my teens and although I know he loved me he was too ill to be the father I longed for so I had some understanding of where the author was coming from. I cannot say I ‘enjoyed’ this book, but I did read it with enthusiasm and highly recommend it to be read by as many as possible.
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Details for Father Fiction
|Page last updated||21st July 2017|
|Author / Artist||Donald Miller|
|Publisher||Hodder & Stoughton (May 2010)|
|Number of Pages||208|