Everyday Wisdom, Practical Tips, and Fatherly Advice
When it comes to buying a car, fixing a clogged drain, and barbecuing the juiciest steak, Dad has all the answers-but when you’re living on your own, Pocket Dad is the handiest next-best-thing. Here are more than 50 essential how-tos of fatherly know-how, including:
• How to fix a flat tire
• How to dress for success
• How to carve a turkey
And much, much more. Complete with whimsical illustrations and a fun “dial-a-dad” cover wheel, Pocket Dad makes a great gift for anyone leaving home for the first time. Whether you’re fixing things around the house, getting ready to conquer the great outdoors, or learning the ABCs of financial security, one thing will be clear: Father really does know best!
DINA FAYER is a San Francisco Bay-area writer and editor who frequently turns to her dad for car advice. She is the author of Pocket Mom (Quirk, 2004).
DR. BOB (DAD) FAYER is a retired general/trauma surgeon; he lives across the Bay from Dina in Walnut Creek, California.