The Odyssey and the Idiot

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After 30 years of hard work, a successful executive from Dallas, Texas, takes a leave of absence from his employer to embark on a road trip with his two preteens. The ultimate purpose is to see his aged father in New Jersey, but the trip takes on new, unplanned dimensions as the family goes across the United States. The family's travels become a very personal journey, as they discover what it means to be a parent, the meaning of family and God, and the serious issues that affect today's world. There's also ...
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Overview

After 30 years of hard work, a successful executive from Dallas, Texas, takes a leave of absence from his employer to embark on a road trip with his two preteens. The ultimate purpose is to see his aged father in New Jersey, but the trip takes on new, unplanned dimensions as the family goes across the United States. The family's travels become a very personal journey, as they discover what it means to be a parent, the meaning of family and God, and the serious issues that affect today's world. There's also abundant laughter, there's Cracker Barrel, there's Civil War battlefields, there's "Confederate" turtles, and there's Beanie Babies. And what becomes most important is the lasting consequence of this family's personal odyssey: a reconfirmation of the love and devotion they have for each other.

Please take a trip with the Price Family Robinson as they go north to New Jersey and see so much of America, so much more than just the passing scenery.

Keith J. Price is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.He graduated from St. Joseph's University with a degree in literature and a special interest in theater. Keith has been a sales executive in the American textile industry for over 30 years, living in places stretching from California to North Carolina. His job as an importer / exporter has taken him literally around the world numerous times, from places like the deserts of Oman, the mountain towns of Mexico, to the bustle of Shanghai.

Keith has been married to his wife, Lisa, for 20 years. The couple has two children: a girl, Emma, and a boy, Alexander. They currently reside in Dallas, Texas. This is Keith's first book.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781598585179
  • Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2008
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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