A timeless Father's Day gift, Stories of Fatherhood gathers more than a century of classic short stories about having, becoming, loving, and losing fathers. Frank O'Connor's hilarious tale of a tiny boy's war against his paternal rival in "My Oedipus Complex" sits beside Ann Packer's touching portrait of a man preparing for the wonder and terror of his first child's birth. At the other end of the lifespan, John Updike's "My Father's Tears," Jim Shepard's "The Mortality of Parents," and William Maxwell's "The man who ...

Stories of Fatherhood 2014, Everyman's Library, New York

ISBN-13: 9780375712456

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