Author Tackles Father-Daughter Relationship in New Novel

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‘Fathers Can Be Good Dads’ by Brigitta Gisella Geltrich-Ludgate reflects story of single parent raising his single child.

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Ginia Marie Giselle Hinson grew up with two fathers—her own and her guardian. There was a third father, a fourth father, and a fifth father, none of them married to her mother. Nevertheless, they took the role of father to her each at his own time.

Fathers Can Be Good Dads” (published by Xlibris) is a combination of a novel based on author Brigitta Gisella Geltrich-Ludgate’s personal and family memoirs. This book traces the life of a heroine named Ginia Marie Giselle Hinson as she struggles to be accepted by her father for what she is. Her father, a staunch Englishman has to accept her and both, after butting heads considerably must find their way to each other’s heart.

“In today’s world with many families consisting of a single parent home with a single child, the struggle through which the three characters in the story, Patrick Gregory Hinson, Ginia Marie Giselle Hinson, and Sean O’Casey, had to go through to understand one another and make it in life can only be an inspiration to others who are confronted with the same,” says the author.

“Fathers Can Be Good Dads” serves as a recollection of the author’s life as a little girl and her struggles to be loved for what she was. It focuses on the relationship between a father and his daughter. It reflects on the challenges a single parent has to face and accept while raising a single child that readers can very well relate with.

“Fathers Can Be Good Dads”
By Brigitta Gisella Geltrich-Ludgate
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 820 pages | ISBN 9781499021202
Softcover | 6x 9in | 820 pages | ISBN 9781499021219
E-Book | 820 pages | ISBN 9781499021196
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Brigitta Gisella Geltrich-Ludgate is the author of the children’s books “Tales and Bedtime Stories” and “The Muddy Little Bell.” She is also the author of three novellas in The Lucia Rider book, consisting of “The Lucia Rider,” “The Island for Rent,” and “The Town’s Child.” All three novellas focus on handling everyday situations that need to be recognized, dealt with, and overcome. Her latest publication is “Stepping through Time, “a poetic rendition of the development of mankind.

Brigitta Gisella Geltrich was born in Kitale, Kenya, and received her education in Europe and in Canada. She did her university studies at the United States and completed an ABD (all but dissertation) degree at the University of Arizona; University of California, Berkeley; and University of California, Los Angeles. Her degree is in Germanic Linguistics and in Germanic Folklore. She also holds an associate’s degree from the Palmer’s Writing School.

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