Books: Bookends Jenny 'N' Dad by Gordon Baxter Summit

by Gordon Baxter Summit; 156 pages; $12.95

"Young fathers can be so busy--so dumb," writes Newspaperman and National % Public Radio Personality Gordon Baxter. He should know; he was one. But that was long ago, and in this peppery account of his relationship with new Daughter Jenny, born when Baxter was 54 and already a grandfather by his "first litter," the Texan turns the tables. Although a reluctant father- to-be ("Lamaze, LaLeche . . . LeHusband"), the good ole boy becomes a good, if old, dad. Baxter stays home to write in a woodsy cabin with his second wife Diane, nearly 20 years his junior, and he and...

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