Happy, Happy, Happy
Happy, Happy, Happy
My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
Howard Books, Hardcover, 9781476726090, 240pp.
Publication Date: May 7, 2013
LIVING THE DREAM
Duck calls though the source of his livelihood are not what makes Phil Robertson the man he is today. When asked what matters in his life, he's quick to say, Faith, family, ducks in that order.
It isn t often that a person can live a dream, but Phil Robertson, aka The Duck Commander, has proven that it is possible with vision, hard work, helping hands, and an unshakable faith in the Almighty. Phil's is the remarkable story of one man who followed the call he received from God and soon after invented a duck call that would begin an incredible journey to the life he had always dreamed of for himself and his family. In the love of his country, his family, and his maker, Phil has finally found the ingredients to the good life he always wanted.
If you ever wind up sitting face-to-face with Phil, you ll see that his enthusiasm and passion for duck hunting and the Lord is no act it is truly who he is.
If you ve watched the exceedingly popular A&E(r) program "Duck Dynasty"(r), you already know the famed Phil Robertson. As patriarch of the Robertson clan and creator of Duck Commander duck calls, he fearlessly leads his family in a responsible work ethic and an active faith.
But what you don t know is his life before the show. In the pages of this book, you ll learn of Phil's colorful past and his wild road to the happy, happy, happy life he leads today. Before the happy, Phil's passion for the outdoors and wild living led him down some shady paths. As a young husband and father, he became the proprietor of a rough bar and lived a life, as he says, of romping, stomping, and ripping for a number of years. He even left his wife and young boys for a short period of time.
Through it all, Phil Robertson has lived his life as a called man. Called to live off the land, called to leave a starring role in Louisiana Tech football (playing ahead of Terry Bradshaw) for duck hunting, called to wild living, called to create a new kind of duck call and finally, called to follow God and lead a life of faith.
In this eye-opening and rousing book, you ll find stories that will shock you, as well as those that will inspire you. You ll get to know the man behind the legend, and you ll come away better for it.
Mark Schlabach is the coauthor of the "New York Times" bestselling books, "Happy, Happy, Happy", " Si-cology 1", and" The Duck CommanderFamily". He is one of the most respected and popular college football columnists in the country. He and his wife live in Madison, Georgia, with their three children.
The patriarch of the Duck Dynasty family has been suspended indefinitely from the hit reality TV show on A&E because of his remarks about homosexuality. He made the comments to GQ magazine. The show has spawned a multi-million-dollar industry of related products and books. More at NPR.org
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