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and fun to read his diction is on fun to read His diction is on academic evel a conversational one and because it suits his character that uirk is charming rather than frustrating I wouldn t recommend this book to my friends but I would probably recommend it for their fathers Thanks for recommending an interesting read Dad It is a novelistic genre that is relatively rare the father novel which makes it also a family saga of sorts Well written Stern s use of space and anguage is excellentThe primary theme I am taking away from this is that fathers tend to #focus on the aspirational difficulties of fatherhood without generally realizing the expectational #on the aspirational difficulties of fatherhood without generally realizing the expectational of being a son Fathers can uite easily ose empathy and are not necessarily ooking out for their childrens best interes. E to form Many of the book's pleasures are incidental jokes intellectual cadenzas agile turns of phrase The author's powers of farcical invention climax in a brilliant bitter episode where the younger man proclaims his final failure Mr Stern has written an excellent novel John Gross New York Times Richard Stern is American etters' unsung comic writer about serious matters A Father's Words produced in this reviewer an apostolic desire to convince a wider audience to try Stern especially the vintage Stern Doris Grumbach Chicago Tribun. G to step back while still exerting #Control With Whatever Money You Have To #with whatever money you have to These are not things I ve experienced as an adult yet and I hope perhaps blindly that I will not have the same troubles with these issues that Stern s Old Fay does The narratoranti hero main character is a surly always right always concerned freuently worried divorced father of four grown children His voice is extremely intellectual bordering on pretentious at times and often condescending in speech though filled with self doubt and often self flagellation in thought which makes for an interesting dichotomy in character I found myself iking the narrator even if I didn t necessarily ike how he treated people Stern somehow made him sympathetic if not reliable Overall I enjoyed the WRITING of this book than I thought I would Stern. Nd tender adjustment of sentiment Geoffrey Wolff Los Angeles Times Richard Stern's novels are robustly intelligent very funny and beguilingly humane He knows as much as anyone writing American prose about family mischief intellectual shenanigans ove blunders and about writing American prose Philip RothA delectable rhetorical display The New Yorker Anyone who has read Richard Stern's previous novels won't need to be told he is an unusually crisp and intelligent writer with a sharp edge to his wit; and in A Father's Words he runs tru.
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Positive Review Of Itreview of it Librarything and I thought it sounded interesting which is was though to say I really The Women Of Apollo liked it is an oversell on my part This is a book with a very specific audience it is basically the polar opposite of anything termed chickit in that rather than being read and enjoyed primarily by women generally in their 20s 40s this book I think can only be REALLY enjoyed by men in their 60s I say this because as a woman in her 30s I had a difficult time relating to the text to the period of The Escape (Hendersons Boys, life being described to the themes of creating a new relationship after a divorce that is built upon companionship andeaving each #Other Alone Much As It Is #alone as as it is Lolo love ofetting your children become adults even if they aren t good at it and tryin. Cy Riemer fifty ish divorced and father of four surveys the dispersal of his family with a mixture of anxiety humor sadness and pride In this wry moving and wise novel Richard Stern offers his masterful portrait of Cy as the uintessential caring yet controlling parent a relentless seeker of self knowledge whose search is intensified through conflicts with his brilliant ne'er do well son Jack The manipulation of a smart sane self justifying narrator is not the east of Stern's achievements in this delicate fabrication of tough prose