Many of us have the good fortune to have had a father, grandfather or other father figure who helped shape the person we have become. While one day is certainly not enough to honor and remember these men, we celebrate Fathersâ€™ Day on Sunday, June 19th. From biography and poetry to fiction and diaries, these four selections showcase different genres to emphasize the variety of relationships that may connect us with our own role model, counselor or real life hero. Here are four works that speak to the significant impact provided by father figures that can continue long after the man himself is gone from this earth. For more details or additional collection information, click on the Search Catalog link located in the pull-down menu of the library tab on the Heard website.
New York : Berkley Books, 1993
Heard call number E99.L5 S733 1993
My father was a Toltec and other selected poems
New York : Norton, 1995
Heard call number PS3553.A8135 M9 1995
The Apache diaries : a father-son journey
Goodwin, Grenville and Neil Goodwin
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2000
Heard call number E99.A6 G62 2000
The world in grandfatherâ€™s hands
New York : Clarion Books, 1995
Heard call number PS3569.T6935 W67 1995
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