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Father Knows Less One Dad's Quest to Answer His Son's Most Baffling Questions

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ISBN-10: 039953458X

ISBN-13: 9780399534584

Edition: N/A

Authors: Wendell Jamieson

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How a New York Times editor set out to answer the peculiarly marvelous questions of his precocious young son-and wound up on an unexpected journey of his own. Wendell Jamieson's son, Dean, has always had a penchant for . . . odd questions. ""Dad,"" he asked, apropos of nothing, ""what would hurt more-getting run over by a car, or getting stung by a jellyfish?"" ""Dad, why do policemen like donuts?"" ""What's it feel like to get stabbed?"" ""Does Mona Lisa wear shoes?"" ""Can I cook my sister?"" Because ""Dad"" was a newspaperman, he decided to seek out answers-and got swept up in the hunt. He spoke to movie directors and ship captains and brain surgeons and stabbing victims and lottery…    
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/27/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Wendell Jamison is a city editor for The New York Times and has been a newspaperman for twenty years. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.