E–pub Download (Dance Real Slow) AUTHOR Michael Grant Jaffe

A young Ohio born author He tells a story from a father s perspective whose wife and Calvin s mother abandons them unexpectedly leaving him to raise the child on his own If these few sentences were all I knew of this book I probably wouldn have picked it up However there it was on my Goodreads To Read list added so long ago I forgotten why perhaps due to someone s recommendation Not To Read list added so long ago I d forgotten why perhaps due to someone s recommendation Not to delete from my list I finally decided to read it What a gem of a book so well written it tells of the father s coping with being not only a single parent but starting his life over in a new location a small town in Kansas He thinks about the difficult relationship with his own father the hurt and anger he carries still over his wife s leaving letting a new woman into his life and fitting into this new community Just when he thinks he is moving forward his ex wife contacts him wanting to get back into their son s life It is not the KRAMER vs KRAMER story but one told with wit a sense of humor and a sense of irony It proved to be a memorable book one I will recommend This book is a meditation a lullaby There is beauty at every step of this story about a father raising his young son It is like listening to the heartbeat of someone you love unconditionally I strongly recommend thi. Plumbs the deep well of rage within himself to find there disturbing echoes of his own father  And he comes to understand that nothing is as important as this complex imperfect love a lesson he must turn to when his wife reappears one day threatening to turn his and Calvin's world upside down once aga. ,


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A beautiful story of the relationship between *a single father and his four year old son A warts and all tale that holds no *single father and his four year old son A warts and all tale that holds no Very refreshing to see honesty sometimes a little too much in a book about parenting I really enjoyed this book It was a uick and easy read but showed the meaningful relationship between a single dad and his young son I didn t like the level of anger that Gordon expressedeven though much of it was internal I would recommend Michael Jaffe perfectly captures the highs and lows of parenting in this much of it was internal I would recommend Michael Jaffe perfectly captures the highs and lows of parenting in this debut novel Gordon s wife has left him to raise their son Calvin alone and it s clear that he wishes he had an owner s manual don t we all for the tough situations which constantly arise This is a story about love forgiveness and growing up among other things Well plotted with great characters and excellent writing I can t wait to see the movie with Vince Vaughn titled A Cool Dry Place I ll be back with an update This lyrical story of a young father attempting to make sense of his wife s desertion of the family leaving him to raise his young son alone is heart felt and honest The lifestyle changes that ensues when Gordon Nash leaves his position in a high powered law firm and moves to Kansas with his son Calvin result in conflicts Calvin eats dirt  He never actually swallows it ust places loose clumps onto his tongue and sucks I thinkHe knows better my son but he is stillyoung and needs to be watchedSo goes the poignant Inventing the Medium: Principles of Interaction Design as a Cultural Practice journey of discovery for Gordon Nash aourney that began two years ago when his wife suddenly walked out on. .
Nd challenges Gordon often feels uneuipped to handle His frank dialogue and sometimes abrupt interactions with Calvin a sensitive young boy who names his pet man of war Mom thoughtfully and compellingly portray both the frustrations and the oy of single fatherhood L Ramona Malone A beautiful portrait of the love between a man and his four year old son JUST AFTER THE BREAK UP OF HIS MARRIAGE IT after the break up of his marriage It a simple story of unyielding love and the anguish when the son is threatened Very well written Very reminiscent of the movie Kramer vs Kramer Single father raising a 4 year old the movie Kramer vs Kramer Single father raising a 4 year old after the mother leaves them Straightforward writing style with some very sweet but not overly sweet or corny scenes between father and son A great story of a single father raising his four year old son Well written Made me deeply sad knowing all that I have missed not
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my own The simple moments of interaction between father and son are so well crafted This is a beautifully written book that examines the mixed emotions and frustrations of a single parent or I would guess any parent I liked it Calvin eats dirt He never actually swallows it ust places loose clumps onto his tongue and sucks I think So begins Michael Grant Jaffe s DANCE REAL SLOW a debut novel written in 1996 by. Him leaving him alone toraise their son  Calvin is now four fragile yet stubborn devoted to his pet a dead Portuguese man o war he calls Mom  Faced daily with the struggle andjoys of raising this bright little boy Gordon learns the vast reaches of his affection and the limits of his patience  He. Dance Real Slow