Lucky That Way
Rediscovering My Father's World
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Missouri Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $19.95|
| Book Description: |
"I decide that from now on we should listen to him. His lip may be deflated and his left side paralyzed, but he knows. And he has made terrible mistakes. But he knows. He knows. We are lucky that way."
Lucky That Way, a nuanced, richly engaging memoir, chronicles the joys and tribulations of a daughter who rediscovers her father as he nears the end of his life. Ernie Gerhardt, an artist and teacher, is largely estranged from his five children, but when he suffers...