The Road to Somewhere
By (author) James Dodson
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Road to Somewhere by James Dodson
Book DescriptionCelebrating the wonder, comedy and adventure to be found in the most unlikely places, best-selling author James Dodson takes his young son Jack on a once-in-lifetime trip through the great cities and eccentric byways of Europe. There are two kinds of travel, someone once said: first class and with children. During the summer of 2001, Jim Dodson discovers that travelling with a kid can almost make a grown man feel - and behave - like a child again. Two battered bags and an old baseball glove in hand, father and son set out to circle the globe and spy the wonders of the world. But the best-laid plans usually tend to go awry and Jim and Jack encounter a myriad of unforeseen obstacles during their journey - some hilarious and others heartbreaking. What they discover, on the busy marketplaces and sightseeing hot spots, the country inns and dusty back roads of Western Europe, are not the knights and dragons young Jack had once dreamed of, but something far more valuable: each other's company and a world where, at the end of the day, unexpected laughter and pain can make us all friendly small-town neighbours. With humour, warmth and wisdom, James Dodson explores the meaning of father-son relationships and the importance of finding and savouring friendship, beauty and wonder - especially when you least expect them.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099464976
(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author James Dodson
Son of the Game, Paperback / softback (April 2010)
In this wise memoir, acclaimed golf-writer Dodson returns to Pinehurst, North Carolina, where his father taught him the sport. "A Son of the Game" follows the author's journey as he rediscovers the joy and contentment he had initially found in the game.
Wow Factor, Hardback (June 2008)
The founder of Adams Golf and the inventor of Tight Lies, the most popular fairway wood of all time, tells his rags-to-riches story. Adams relates his unvarnished story of how he made this happen, and how readers, too, can make their entrepreneurial dreams come true.
Ben Hogan, Paperback (August 2005)» View all books by James Dodson
The definitive biography of one of the greatest golfers in history.
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Author Biography - James Dodson
James Dodson is the author of Final Rounds , the 1996 bestseller that was named the 'Golf Book of the Year' by the International Network of Golf. He is also the author of Faithful Travelllers and A Golfer's Life, a collaboration with Arnold Palmer that was a New York Times bestseller; a four-time winner of the prestigious Golf Writers of America Award for his column in Golf Magazine; and the recent recipient of the 1998 'Golf Reporter of the Year' awarded by the International network of Golf. He lives on the coast of Maine with his wife and their children.
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