My Father's House Author:Philip B. Kunhardt Jr. My father's house is about a father and a son. But it is more than that. It is about family life as many Americans remember it: about seasons in the country and the rich impressions they left; about summer vacations, learning to fish and climb mountains, the fun of doing something hard and together. — But it is the strength and goodness of the au... more »thor's father, his love for nature, his family, and the indelible impression he made on everyone around him which create the special appeal of this book.
Philip Kunhardt's mother once told him: "Everything you've said or done makes a difference on other people's lives, so that long after death you live in the world in a different form."
"That is what the book is about," writes the author, "...along with crunching gravel at the end of a long day and golden weekends... It is about a child's world and finally having to leave it. It is about the need to hold on to good memories during the dark. It is about stars and storms, about an old house upon a hill, about mountains and ocean, about a hero.
"It is a book written to a father, from a son, with love."« less