Synopses & Reviews
Our hero Hank Hill has gotten where he is today by overcoming P.C. liberals, twig-boy bureaucrats, and dim-witted friends. And he's done it without whining or claiming victim status. Scout leader, Little League coach, and expert on anything you throw or mow, Hank fights for Truth, Justice, and the Texas way. So how does he explain his 12-year-old son, Bobby? The boy's first love was a plastic mannequin head, and he wants to be a proctologist or a shaman when he grows up. For any father who wishes his children were just a little more like ol' Dad, The Boy Ain't Right serves as both a guidebook and the manifesto of America's unsung lawn-mowing heroes.
"Writing a book is rarely the work of just one person. In this case, it was. But I couldn't have done this all by myself if it weren't for the invaluable support of my wife, Peggy Hill. She was always there for me as I worked late into the night, with an encouraging word ... a cup of coffee ... a re-write or two ... or simply typing the entire manuscript from the notes I scribbled on the back of a napkin or called in to our answering machine. And she did all the illustrations."
About the Author
Texan Hank Hill was born and raised in Texas and currently resides with his wife, son, and niece in Arlen, Texas. Hank's love of Texas is rivaled only by his love of propane. He is assistant manager of Strickland Propane, Heimlich County's second largest supplier of propane and propane accessories. Hank is the author of several other books, including: Strickland Propane: Employees' Manual, Strickland Propane: Guide to Employee Benefits, and Lady Bird Johnson: Wild Life, Wild Flowers (with Lady Bird Johnson).Richard Wightman Fox, Ph.D., has taught American intellectual and cultural history, with an emphasis on religion, at Yale, Reed, and Boston University. He recently returned home to Los Angeles to a prestigious teaching position in the history department of the University of Southern California. He is the author of Trials of Intimacy and Reinhold Niebuhr: A Biography.