My Dad Is a Freak

My Dad Is a Freak

by Thomas Bell
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My Dad Is a Freak by Thomas Bell

This is a memoir detailing one man's serendipitous journey from bachelorhood to parenthood. After his latest girlfriend becomes his wife, and his wife becomes pregnant, Tom finds himself a first time father at nearly 50 years old. Over the years, he has shown only a passing interest in his nieces and nephews, and has never touched someone else's poo. Now, with an eight month-old baby and two toddlers, he wracks his brain for any useful cross-over skills accumulated from a half-century of single life.

"MY DAD IS A FREAK" is the conclusion that each of his children will inevitably arrive at, in their own good time, despite his best efforts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781477453643
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/10/2012
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Tom Bell previously held positions as the publisher, editor, and delivery supervisor of the Colonial Woods Lantern. This one-sheet neighborhood newspaper topped achieved a print run of 47 copies per week at its peak. Mr. Bell was 13 years old at the time.

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My Dad Is A Freak 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Paige-Turner0 More than 1 year ago
FUNNY! Loved this book, left me wanting more. I'm sure this is only the beginning of a series of memoir's about this guy's growing family. Very original approach. Two thumbs UP!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be hilarious and well written. This isn't the kind of "yuck yuck" humor that leaves you groaning,but rather a laugh out loud funny interspersed with very touching, insightful moments. This is a really well-written book. The author manages to avoid cliches and provide creative takes on otherwise mundane subject matters. As a creative writing teacher, I will be using this book in my class as an example of how to breathe fresh air into a well-worn genre.