My Father's Compass: A Memoir (Large Print 16pt)

My Father's Compass: A Memoir (Large Print 16pt)

by Howard Goldenberg

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My Father's Compass: A Memoir (Large Print 16pt) by Howard Goldenberg

My Father's Compass is a poignant, moving and at times hilarious memoir celebrating the long life of a man with many roles: country doctor, gardener, seaman, carpenter, welder, French polisher, shipwright, cook, religious Jew and mohel (performer of ritual circumcisions). As a doctor, he earned the admiration and respect of the farming community of Leeton, the love of his patients and the esteem of his colleagues. As a man, he inspired all who knew him. Fiercely independent, passionate and always stubborn, he selflessly cared for his ailing wife into his nineties. Through the pages of this beautifully written book, Howard Goldenberg records and honours the deep faith, strength and vitality of his father, as well as giving the reader a glimpse into the soul of a tightly bonded family with roots going back to eastern Europe and Turkish Palestine. From the naughty escapades of little boys to a tragic drowning, from the joys of sailing to the heartache of helping aging parents, Goldenberg's love, respect and intense loyalty shine through on every page. This book will evoke tears and laughter, grief and joy as it paints an unforgettable portrait of the man who continues to guide and inspire his descendants.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781459680067
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant, LLC
Publication date: 05/22/2014
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 314
Sales rank: 425,849
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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