How to Build A Fire

How to Build A Fire

And Other Handy Things your Grandfather Knew

Book - 2010
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Random House, Inc.
Chock-full of how-to tips and sage advice from America&;s grandfathers, this is a handy guide to life 

As members of the Greatest Generation, our grandfathers were not only defined by the Depression but also by their heroic service to the country in World War II. Courageous, responsible, and involved, they understand sacrifice, hard work, and how to do whatever is necessary to take care of their loved ones. They also know how to have a rollicking good time.

Sensible, fun, and inspiring, How to Build a Fire offers a rare glimpse into the hearts and minds of grandfathers near and far by sharing their practical skills and sweet stories on how to be stronger, smarter, richer, and happier. Inside are more than one hundred essential step-by-step tips for fixing, leading, prospering, playing, and hosting, including how to
&; buck up and be brave in the face of adversity
&; play hard and break in a baseball mitt
&; bait a hook and catch a big fish
&; look dapper and tie a perfect tie
&; get a raise and earn more
&; write a love letter and ignite romance
&; change a flat tire and save the day
&; stand up and give a sparkling toast
&; play the harmonica and make your own music
Loaded with charming illustrations, good humor, and warm nostalgia, How to Build a Fire is the perfect handbook for guys or gals of any age. The first of its kind, this collection of our grandfathers&; hard-earned wisdom will help you build confidence and get back to what&;s really important in life.

Baker & Taylor
Presents a guide to the everyday life skills of previous generations, which ranges from conditioning a baseball mitt and hanging shelves to changing flat tires and making a good cup of coffee.

& Taylor

A back-to-basics handbook on the everyday life skills of previous generations covers a range of options from conditioning a baseball mitt and hanging shelves to changing flat tires and making a good cup of coffee. By the author of How to Sew a Button. Original.

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks, c2010
ISBN: 9780345525093
Branch Call Number: 646.70081 BRI
Characteristics: xxix, 266 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm.


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