Father's Day: A Journey into the Mind and Heart of My Extraordinary Son

by Buzz Bissinger

Hardcover, 2012

Call number

306.8 BIS



Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2012), Edition: First Edition, 256 pages


Bissinger focuses on his son Zach, a savant who has spent his life in special schools while his twin brother pursued a traditional education. Setting off on a cross-country journey, Buzz and Zach revisit their old homes--and bond in ways that leave them both forever changed.

User reviews

LibraryThing member nancyewhite
This is a lovely memoir/travelogue about a cross-country road trip that Bissinger (author of Friday Night Lights) takes across the country with his developmentally delayed savant son, Zach. In it we get a warts-and-all portrait of a smart, ambitious, moody, struggling and ultimately wonderful father and we get to know and fall in love with Zach. Profound and well-written, I highly, highly recommend this.… (more)
LibraryThing member DanDiercks
touching story by one of the nation's great journalist and author of Friday Night Lights.




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