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My seven sons and how we raised each other: they only drive me crazy 30% of the time

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Publisher:
Center Street,
Pub. Date:
2018.
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
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Soap star Don Diamont's most interesting storyline to date is being the real-life father and ringleader of his seven rambunctious boys. Called a "daytime deity" by Soap Opera Digest , Don Diamont is best known as the dashing publishing titan with steel abs, "Dollar Bill Spencer," on the most-watched daytime drama in the world, The Bold and the Beautiful. But all of that takes second place to his most important role to date: father to seven boys. By turns hilarious and poignant, MY SEVEN SONS AND HOW WE RAISED EACH OTHER is a family memoir for our time. Don writes with openness and courage about the ways his family came together: by marriage, divorce, the death of his sister, and marriage again. Today's blended families might look different from the households of even a few decades ago, but the first dates, first cars, busting curfew, talking back, grounding, broken hearts, laughs, tears, and the love are the same. From his childhood growing up in LA, to his Zoolander phase as a model in both Paris and Los Angeles, to the iconic place he now occupies in daytime television, Don also gives us a glimpse into a life that at times could have been scripted for a soap opera. And, with brutal honesty, he tells of the personal devastation he suffered after the deaths of his father, brother, and sister. MY SEVEN SONS is required reading for everyone who is a parent, and all those who have one.
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display_description "Soap star Don Diamont's most interesting storyline to date is being the real-life father and ringleader of his seven rambunctious boys. Don Diamont's "My seven sons and how we raised each other" is a fatherhood book for today's modern, blended family ; a dude book that doesn't shy away from an emotional body slam ; and, a giftable dad book that also functions as a love song to a magnificent mom. With humor and compassion, Don takes the readers on a rollercoaster ride from the depths and sorrow of the passing of his own father and brother, to the heights of Hollywood and global glam, to becoming a father himself and the unlikely assemblage of his blended brood. Only two of his seven sons are his biological children. Looking back on the men who raised, coached, and mentored him, Diamont speaks candidly about the powerful lessons he's learned. Looking forward, as his seven boys become men, he reflects on the manly art of fatherhood and leaves us with a winning portrait of an American family in a world where the concept of family is being redefined."--
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subject_facet Actors -- United States -- Biography, Anecdotes, Autobiographies, Celebrities -- United States -- Biography, Diamont, Don, -- 1962-, Diamont, Don, -- 1962- -- Family, Families -- Biography, Fatherhood -- Biography, Fathers and sons -- Biography, Humor, Parent and child -- Biography
title_display My seven sons and how we raised each other : they only drive me crazy 30% of the time
title_full My seven sons and how we raised each other : they only drive me crazy 30% of the time / Don Diamont
title_short My seven sons and how we raised each other :
title_sub they only drive me crazy 30% of the time
topic_facet Actors, Celebrities, Diamont, Don, Families, Family, Fatherhood, Fathers and sons, Parent and child