Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood

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Penguin Books Limited, Jun 4, 2009 - Humor - 144 pages
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Here, with his remorseless eye for the truth, the bestselling author of Liar's Poker turns his sights on his own domestic world. The result is a wickedly enjoyable cautionary tale.

Lewis reveals his own unique take on fatherhood, dealing with the big issues and challenges of new-found paternity: from discovering your three-year-old loves to swear to the ethics of taking your offspring gambling at the races, from the carnage of clothing and feeding to the inevitable tantrums - of both parent and child - and the gradual realization that, despite everything, he's becoming hooked.

Home Game is probably the most brazenly honest and entertaining book about parenting ever written.

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Review: Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood

User Review  - Niral - Goodreads

The author is a great writer, which is mainly what keeps this haphazardly organized book afloat. The narrative shifts from poignant moments of the author struggling to define what it means to be a ... Read full review

Review: Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood

User Review  - Lane - Goodreads

The book obviously polarizes people - lots of 1-star and 5-star reviews. That's Michael Lewis, who is funny and observant but also relies heavily on anecdote rather than analysis. But he isn't trying ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Michael Lewis was born in New Orleans and educated at Princeton University and the London School of Economics. He has written several books including the New York Times bestseller, Liar's Poker, widely considered the book that defined Wall Street during the 1980s. Lewis is contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, columnist for Bloomberg and Slate. He is married with three children.

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