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Rookie Dad

Thoughts on First-Time Fatherhood

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In a series of personal literary essays, David Jacobsen reflects humorously and heartbreakingly on the joys and fears of first-time fatherhood from his wife’s pregnancy to his son’s first birthday.
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When I found out my wife, Christine, was pregnant, I had no idea what I was thinking or feeling, and no clue what I should be thinking or feeling. Christine had daily heart-to-hearts with her girlfriends and a stack of parenting books by her bed. I had lots of questions with no answers. So I started writing. It was either that, or try to ignore the whole thing – a choice that became increasingly difficult as Christine’s belly became increasingly swollen. Rookie Dad is the story of a young husband and father learning how to pay attention to his family’s changing size and shape. It’s a story filled with hard questions, with laughter and tears, and with the unexpected joy of first-time fatherhood. It’s my story – the story of how I became a dad.
Contributor(s) David Jacobsen
About the Contributor(s) David Jacobsen

David Jacobsen holds master’s degrees in theology and creative writing. He teaches and writes in central Oregon, where he lives with his wife, Christine, and their sons. He can be reached through his website, http://jacobsenwriting.com.

UPC 025986279219
ISBN-10 0310279216
ISBN-13 9780310279211
Publish Date Nov 20, 2007
Weight (lbs) 0.3200
Height 7.19
Width 5
Length 192
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Zondervan
Price $12.99
Format Paperback
Language English

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