From the isolated town of Homer, Alaska, Bodett, a building contractor and National Public Radio commentator, ponders the depths and trivia of life with a wisdom that belies his 30 years. This collection of thoughts and anecdotes treats with good-natured and self-deprecating humor the petty dilemmas and frustrations of daily life anywheresuch as compulsive supermarket buying and junk mail. His observations on his wife's pregnancy and delivery will strike a responsive chord in new fathers, and many men will appreciate his always inappropriate attempts to grow a beard. Amusing, too, are his descriptions of particularly Alaskan situations such as dressing for and working in the bitter cold, and the doubtful joys of halibut fishing. October
Reviewed on: 10/01/1985 Release date: 10/01/1985 Genre: Nonfiction
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