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Happy, Happy, Happy

My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander

By Phil Robertson; Mark Schlabach

Howard Books, Hardcover, 9781476726090, 240pp.

Publication Date: May 7, 2013

Description
This no-holds-barred autobiography chronicles the remarkable life of Phil Robertson, the original Duck Commander and "Duck Dynasty"(r) star, from early childhood through the founding of a family business.
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.


About the Author
Phil Robertson was born and raised in a small town near Shreveport, Louisiana. After college he spent several years teaching but soon decided to devote his talents elsewhere: he began to experiment with making a call that would produce the exact sound of a duck, and thus Duck Commander was born. Duck Commander is still a family business, now featured on theA&E(r) TV series"Duck Dynasty"(r).

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.


NPR
Friday, Dec 20, 2013

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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