Father and Son: The Bond: A Collection of Photographs and Essays

Father and Son: The Bond: A Collection of Photographs and Essays

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by Bill Hanson
     
 

Father & son. It is a relationship that rewards, frustrates, & mystifies. Here are more than 50 fathers & sons who reveal in their writings & through Hansons poignant photography, the unique bond of fatherhood. These men speak of the responsibilities & rewards of being father & son. They share stories of discovery & growing pains. There are very young sons who are…  See more details below

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Father & son. It is a relationship that rewards, frustrates, & mystifies. Here are more than 50 fathers & sons who reveal in their writings & through Hansons poignant photography, the unique bond of fatherhood. These men speak of the responsibilities & rewards of being father & son. They share stories of discovery & growing pains. There are very young sons who are just beginning to follow in their fathers footsteps, sons who are testing their fathers patience, sons who are separated from their fathers by divorce, & sons who adore their fathers. These men are following in the traditions of family, trying to raise a better generation of men.

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ISBN-13:
9781880092194
Publisher:
Bright Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/1996
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
10.40(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.72(d)

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Father and Son 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Father & Son: The Bond is not really a story or an anthology. It's not just a photo album either. It's more like a photoalbum with notes. There are photos and comments from 52 fathers with sons. Some of them are famous, like former President Gerald Ford, and some are just regular guys. The photography is a good quality but not as inspiring as I would have liked. The comments from the fathers are brief, some are just a few lines. I suppose that all you are supposed to get from a book like this is a snapshot into people's lives, a skimming of the surface. There are some hints of the complexity and mystery of the father-son relationship but on the whole the book left me wanting to know more, to get a bit closer to the powerful mystery of the father-son relationship. I suppose this would make a good Father's Day gift; what would make it special is to add your own photo and comments as a son. That would be special.