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Bruce Cameron is "the talk of parents nationwide" (People). Beginning with the warning signs (#5: Your car insurance suddenly costs more than the car), the book covers dating (Rule #2: Keep your hands and eyes off my daughter's body or I will remove them), the telephone (seemingly wired to her nervous system), braces (the costliest metal on earth), the first job, and more.
The reason is simple: he expresses something very true in a very funny way, examining just what happens when Daddy's little girl becomes a teenager.
The hour felt obliged to go through as many of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’ five stages of grief as possible in the space of 60 minutes — minus ads for the likes of Pizza Hut.
He is so funny he makes you think that being a grown-up isn't such a crummy deal after all" (Cathryn Michon, author of The Girl Genius Guide to Life); his observations are "warm and funny, exhibiting just the right mix of laughs and love" (Kansas City Star), and "rich with tongue-in-cheek fatherly wisdom" (Cincinnati Enquirer).
Now, pushed to the forefront, her skills have become apparent.
Sagal invested many trite lines with a controlled emotion that made them bearable.
Written for specifically for fathers, I wound up reading many of the passages aloud to my wife and my righteously indignant daughters.
My wife and I laughed so hard tears came to our eyes as we saw our own girls aptly described in this hard to put down book.