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A Father First

Author : Dwyane Wade
ISBN : 9780062136183
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat is one of the superstars of the NBA—and a Gold Medal winner at the Bejing Olympics—but he’s A Father First. In this moving and triumphant memoir, Wade shares his inspiring thoughts about fathers and sons, writing poignantly about the gratifying responsibilities of being a single dad to his two sons, Zaire and Zion, while recounting his own growing up years and his memorable rise to the top echelon of professional basketball.


Author : Elisha Cooper
ISBN : 9780307387189
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A children's book author offers a whimsical and poignant chronicle of his first year as a father, from the birth of his daughter Zöe through the uncertainities, baffling mysteries, complexities, and wonderment of fatherhood. Reprint.

A Father First

Author : Gary D. Henry
ISBN : 9781481731133
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This is the story of a dedicated father. Thomas Stevens grew up as a farmer’s son in rural Nebraska. He, his three brothers, and three sisters helped their parents around the farm as much as they could. He loved the business aspect of farming more than the sweat and hard work and told of his desires at an early age to the displeasure of his father. An understanding and loving man, Thomas’ father would not insist that his children remain on the farm and assisted young Thomas in his pursuits. Christmas was a special time for the Stevens household, and the family made it a weeklong celebration within the old farmhouse. Thomas became quite wealthy. Through quirks of fate, he met a woman in trouble named Emily. Given Thomas’s upbringing, he quickly came to her aid and soon fell in love with her. Thomas’s selflessness and kindness toward others impressed Emily, and she learned quickly that Thomas was the man she had always hoped to meet. Together they had a child named Sarah. Sarah provided much love and laughter in their happy household, and Thomas could see that Sarah possessed a level of kindness and caring that angels might envy. All seemed perfect until one day a simple trip to the grocery store and an out of control car hit Emily’s car head on and took her life. Thomas was devastated, but he had Sarah and his family to help him pull through the terrible trauma and devastating grief. Years went by until another accident sent Thomas again into a depression that lasted much of the remainder of his life. Thomas, young Sarah, and two of Sarah’s cousins got into Thomas’s car. He inadvertently neglected to lock Sarah securely into her seat belt, and a head-on accident sent his beautiful twelve-year-old daughter through the windshield, paralyzing her for life. Thomas vowed to make things right, but Sarah harbored a lifetime of resentment and bitter hatred toward her father and eliminated him from her life. Thomas tried everything to regain her love, but nothing he did would restore her trust or rekindle their loving relationship. He set out on an incredible journey that reaped him astonishing successes in his business world but one fraught with heart-wrenching depths into dementia, loss, prison, and despair, all for the sole purpose of restoring his and Sarah’s relationship and life together as a family. He was a father first and that was the only success he sought. He did not care how long it took or the depths to which he had to sink to get there. He was determined to restore his daughter’s affections even though she was oblivious to her father’s good deeds. They lived a lifetime apart with Sarah not knowing or caring how much she meant to Thomas and how much her absence from his life had devastated him.

Family First A Father S Legacy

Author : Lloyd Casey
ISBN : 9781630041496
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Family First—A Father's Legacy was written from 1980 to 2010. It is an account of one family's life during the 20tb century. The family consists of a father, mother, five sons and two daughters. The seven children were born from 1950 to 1969. Lloyd Casey wrote to his seven children so they would know more about him and have a written account to pass on to grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Casey never had a career. He had many jobs. At age 37, he spent ten months obtaining a degree in Theology and then ten years trying to educate adult Catholics about Vatican II. By age 83 in 2009, still trying to figure out the meaning of life, he lists the books he read which convinced him belief in a god was part of the evolution of homo sapiens. His faith is in the dignity and value of human life.

Little Bessiana; Or A Father S Tribute To The Memory Of His First Born Daughter

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ISBN : BL:A0024276648
Genre : Children
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The Everything Father S First Year Book

Author : Vincent Iannelli
ISBN : 9781440506017
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Change a diaper? Soothe a crying baby? Function on just a few hours of sleep? Anything moms can do, dads can do--with a little help! Becoming a father is a colossal event in a man's life. For nine months, he thought about, worried about, and dreamed about his new child, and finally his little bundle of joy is here. So, now what? This all-in-one guide shows new dads how to: Bond with their new baby Interpret baby's cries Be supportive to their partner Handle the changes to their relationship and sex life Childproof the house Plus, this new edition features updated advice on safety issues like vaccinations, financial issues like health insurance and retirement, and cool high-tech gadgets to track and treasure each moment of their new baby's life. Complete with medical advice and practical information, this is the new dad's key to raising a happy and healthy baby.

Dad S First Father S Day

Author : Catharine G Gilbert
ISBN : 1098596307
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This small, lined notebook is great for taking notes, making plans, recording memories, or as a journal or diary. 6 by 9 inches (15 by 23 cm). 100 Pages.

The New Father

Author : Armin A. Brott
ISBN : 0789204185
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A guide to fatherhood covering the first 12 months. The book devotes a chapter to each month of the first year and charts the physical, intellectual, verbal and emotional changes the child is going through, and examines the emotional and psychological developments the father may be experiencing.

A Father S Walk

Author : Matt Haviland
ISBN : 9781490823201
Genre : Family & Relationships
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There are over twenty-five million children growing up in America today without their biological father in the home, and single parents account for approximately 37 percent of all households. Yet, there is still a huge lack of Christian-based ministries for single parents, especially when it comes to the dads. Based off of his experience as a single dad himself, Matt Haviland shares with us his journey of joy, trials, and grace that has brought him to this point in single father ministry. He tells in dramatic detail the testimony of how Jesus not only rescued and redeemed him from a destructive lifestyle, but how God has given him the ability to lead and guide single dads along the way and become a great dad as well. A Father’s Walk is not just another self-help book. It is a tool, resource, and inspiration written by someone who is in the trenches every single day—a man who knows the love only a father can have for his child, the daily struggles of being a single dad, and the unimaginable grace that our Savior bestows upon those who call upon Him. This is a must-have for any single dad looking to grow as a father and in their walk with the Lord!

Father S First Steps

Author : Robert W. Sears
ISBN : 155832335X
Genre : Family & Relationships
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The sons of the authors of the best-selling William and Martha Sears parenting guides discuss twenty-five aspects of new fatherhood to offer reassuring advice on such topics as taking time off from work, understanding a baby's cries, and supporting breastfeeding efforts. By the authors of The Baby Book.

Boyhood Rituals In An African Society Cl

Author : Simon Ottenberg
ISBN : 0295804041
Genre : Igbo (African people)
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The Faith Of The Early Fathers

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ISBN : 0814610218
Genre : Religion
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Selections from the Pre-Nicene and Nicene eras.

Nicene And Post Nicene Fathers First Series St Augustine

Author : Philip Schaff
ISBN : 9781602065956
Genre : Religion
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"The Council of Nicaea in 325 AD marked the beginning of a new era in Christianity. For the first time, doctrines were organized into a single creed. The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers did most of their writing during and after this important event in Church history. Unlike the previous era of Christian writing, the Nicene and Post-Nicene era is dominated by a few very important and prolific writers. In Volume III of the 14-volume collected writings of the Nicenes and Post-Nicenes (first published between 1886 and 1889), readers will find a complete collection of Saint Augustines writings concerning Christian doctrine and ethics. On the Holy Trinity is one of his most important works, and Augustine spent a significant amount of time crafting it. Among the ethical considerations covered in the second half of the book readers will find essays on virginity, lying, patience, and proper care for the dead."

First Hitler Then Your Father And Now You

Author : Deborah Long
ISBN : 9780557302925
Genre : Children of Holocaust survivors
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Good Morning Merry Sunshine

Author : Bob Greene
ISBN : 0816138036
Genre : Social Science
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The First Game With My Father

Author : Michael Tierney
ISBN : 9781448170685
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In the early winter of 1983, a generous season for memories, Michael Tierney attended his first - and only - game with his father, John. For a self-employed electrician with nine children to support, this was the rarest of opportunities. Miraculously, Celtic overturned a first-leg deficit to thrash Sporting Lisbon, 5-0, with a team of home-grown talent, players that felt as one with the fans. As the years pass, that one magical evening fades in the bustle of family commitments and the constant spectre of unemployment. Then, in 2002, John Tierney has a severe stroke that renders him immobile and unable to talk. For his wife Catherine, for Michael and his five sisters and three brothers, the landscape of life would change irrevocably. But three decades later, Michael and his wheelchair-bound parent would make an emotional return to Celtic Park. The First Game with My Father is an evocative family memoir and a journey of discovery into lives that diverge, yet are knitted together by moments of sorrow and joy, and into the nature of identity, especially when tragedy renders a man voiceless. The most intimate portrait of a father and son and how a football team unites them in an unbreakable bond, it is also the story of a city, a community, and a treasured way of life.

Thank You Daddy

Author : Ivana Jagodic Meholick
ISBN : 0578798727
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This book is a recognition and a reward to all who identify themselves as fathers, for being there for their spouses/partners, and being great role-models to their children. A book shows how a father/partner supports and helps his expectant/new mom through her pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting. It showcases a true parenting partnership. The father's roles of partner, parent, and support person are central to the lives of mom and baby. A dad can contribute significantly to their well-being as his support and involvement play a crucial role in the growth of a loving family.

A Father S Love

Author : James M. Sienkiewicz
ISBN : 9781490831916
Genre : Religion
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Have you ever wondered where God was when things seem to be going wrong in your life? Maybe you have even asked why. In A Father's Love, author James Sienkiewicz takes you on a journey seeking the answers to those questions as the storms of life hit.

A Father S Day

Author : Pete Mullineaux
ISBN : 9781903392874
Genre : Poetry
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Pete Mullineaux has taken the long way round before compiling this debut collection, arranged around themes relating to fathers and fatherhood. The focus is primarily on the particulars of fatherhood, as well as male identity in general. He experiments with a variety of forms and presents a quirky but challenging personal-politics, laced with rich irony and humor. Pete Mullineaux grew up in Bristol. UK and was first published, aged 13, in Macmillan's anthology Poetry & Song. He worked in a left wing printing press and played in a punk rock band. The Resisters. When the band split he went solo with gigs ranging from two Glastonbury Festivals to CND protests at Greenham Common and Brockwell Park, sharing the stage with such diverse luminaries as the Pogues and Salman Rushdie.

It? Hirobumi Japan S First Prime Minister And Father Of The Meiji Constitution

Author : Takii Kazuhiro
ISBN : 9781317818489
Genre : Social Science
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The brilliant and influential statesman, Itō Hirobumi (1841-1909), and the first prime minister of Japan’s modern state, has been poorly understood. This biography attempts to set the record straight about Itō’s thought and vision for Japan’s modernisation based on research in primary sources. It outlines Itō’s life: the son of a poor farmer, he showed exceptional talent as a boy and was sent to study in Europe and the United States. He returned home convinced that Western civilisation was the only viable path for Japan. Following the Meiji Restoration of 1868, Itō became a powerful intellectual and political force behind reforms of Japanese laws and institutions aimed to shape a modern government based on informed leadership and a knowledeable populace. Among his many achievements were the establishment of Japan’s first constitution—the Meiji Constitution of 1889, and the founding in 1900 of a new type of constitutional party, the Rikken Seiyukai (Friends of Constitutional Government), which, reformulated after 1945, became the Liberal Democratic Party that has dominated Japanese politics in the postwar period. Concerning Itō’s role as Japanese Resident-General in Korea from 1905, the author argues that Itō’s aim, not understood by either the Japanese home government or Koreans themselves, was not to colonize Korea. He was determined to modernise Korea and consolidate further constitutional reforms in Japan. This aim was not shared by others, and Itō resigned in 1909. He was assassinated the same year in Manchuria by a Korean nationalist. The Japanese language edition of this book is a bestseller in Japan, and it received the Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities, one of Japan's most prestigious publishing awards.

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