Buzz Bissinger discusses and signs Father's Day: A Journey into the Mind and Heart of My Extraordinary Son

Buzz Bissinger's twins were born three minutes—and a world—apart. Gerry, the older one, is a graduate student at Penn, preparing to become a teacher. His brother Zach is a savant, challenged by serious intellectual deficits but also blessed with rare talents: an astonishing memory, a dazzling knack for navigation, and a reflexive honesty that can make him both socially awkward and surprisingly wise. As Buzz and Zach journey from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, they see the best and worst of America and each other. Ultimately, Buzz gains a new and uplifting wisdom, realizing that Zach's worldview has a sturdy logic of its own: a logic that deserves the greatest respect.

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Blvd
91101 Pasadena
ISBN: 9780547816562
Availability: Special Order
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) - May 8th, 2012