By Dirk Benedict
From actor Dirk Benedict comes this incredible autobiographical telling of 2 particular and engrossing occasions that had a massive effect on his existence. He intertwines the tale of his wife’s unexpectedly complex domestic birthing along with his personal coming of age in Montana—and the violent dying of his father. prior occasions of affection, friendship, hatred, and fatherhood culminate in a dramatic explosion earlier than him, linking his father’s dying with the delivery of his first baby. Benedict’s writing sort is full of life, artistic, and continuously attractive. His use of humor, pathos, and imagery is masterful. He has taken rites of passage in his existence and woven them jointly to provide a narrative that's every piece as pleasing because it is relocating. Given Dirk’s detailed storytelling skill and well-honed experience of timing, And Then We Went Fishing will maintain you hooked from web page one to its robust, poignant conclusion.
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And Then We Went Fishing: A Story of Fatherhood, Fate and Forgiveness by Dirk Benedict