Karyn Frist, wife of Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, brings to us a collection of personal anecdotes written by prominent daughters and daughters of the prominent that reveal their warm and inspirational relationships with their fathers.
In this heartwarming volume, Mrs. Frist has assembled pieces written by a diverse group of women from not only the world of government and politics, but from all walks of life, including entertainment, literature, business, and religious. Among the contributors are:
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
Former First Ladies, Barbara Bush and Nancy Reagan
Commentator and columnist Cokie Roberts
Singer and author Rosanne Cash, daughter of the legendary Johnny Cash
Lyn Glenn, daughter of astronaut and former Senator John Glenn
Bo Derek, actress and Golden Globe winner
Olympic gold medalist, Nadia Comaneci
Supreme Court Justice, Sandra Day O'Connor
World Golf Hall of Fame member, Nancy Lopez
Karyn McLaughlin Frist was born in Lubbock, Texas, where she grew up with her parents and one sister. After earning a bachelor's degree in teaching from Texas Christian University, she taught physically and mentally disabled children in the local public schools in Dallas, Texas. She is an advocate for the arts and women's and children's health issues. Karyn is also a private pilot and in her free time enjoys gardening and physical fitness. She and her husband, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, live with their three sons in Nashville, TN and Washington, DC.