Fathering daughters : reflections by men / edited by DeWitt Henry and James Alan McPherson

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Subjects: Fathers and daughters
Parenting
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston : Beacon Press, c1998
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xii, 237 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction
Pt. 1. Arrivals
Delivering Lily / Phillip Lopate 3
A Story for Ancient Moon / Adam Schwartz 20
Pt. 2. Early Childhood
A Prayer for Connection / Samuel Shem 29
The Mistake Game / Roger Kamenetz 42
My Daughters / Rick Bass 53
Pt. 3. Girlhood and Adolescence
Prayers for My Daughter / Howard Junker 67
The Driving Lesson / Gerald Early 72
Wide-Eyed / DeWitt Henry 79
Aviva's World: Reason, Race, and Some Degrees of Separation / Fred Viebahn 93
A Prayer for the Daughters / Nicholas Delbanco 106
Getting It Done / Gary Soto 118
Pt. 4. Separations
Disneyland / James Alan McPherson 129
Daughters Lost / Mark Pendergrast 150
Man in the Middle Visits Daughter at School / Alan Cheuse 172
Father and Daughter / M. G. Stephens 180
Pt. 5. Wings
To Eva, on Your Marriage / Scott Sanders 193
Building Back through Time / Bill Mayher 205
Border / William Petersen 208
Pt. 6. Coda
Ordinary Blessings: A Letter to My Daughter on the Eve of Her Birth / George H. Smith 219
Contributors 235
Credits 238
Acknowledgments 239
Additional Authors: Henry, DeWitt
McPherson, James Alan, 1943-
Notes: LCCN: 97050222
ISBN: 0807062189 (cloth)
OCLC Number: 38047991
ISBN/ISSN: 0807062189