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Summary

It’s all about the food….

For the Robertsons, family is typified by the dinner table, where both food and fables are dished up with equal care. Anyone with a good story - whether it be a hunting escapade or one of the children’s antics - is welcome to share. And that’s what this family is all about - sharing, caring for one another, and the love of good food. Chapters are built around recipes that represent each stage of the Robertson life - chapters like... 

  • Fried Bologna: Here you’ll get an inside look at what it was like to grow up Robertson before all the fame and money came in. You’ll see the Robertson boys fending for themselves as father Phil was out running nets and selling his newly invented duck calls and matriarch Miss Kay was out working to keep the family afloat. 
  • Chicken Strips: In this chapter, Willie and Korie marry when Korie is only 18 - but only after dealing with Korie’s father - and their lives are shaped and prepared to someday take the family business to another level. 
  • Duck Gumbo: Just like making great gumbo takes patience and time, so did building a duck dynasty. This chapter tells of Phil’s passion and hard work in sticking with something he believed in and loved doing and how that patience and hard work has paid off. 
  • Dumplings, Hot Water Cornbread, and Fried Squirrel: None of the Robertsons would be where they are today if not for Miss Kay. This chapter is all about food, family, and business, and how Miss Kay kept them all laughing through the good times and the bad. 
  • Back Straps: Here you’ll learn about Willie’s passion for business, hunting, and friendship, and how all this led to his own company - Buck Commander - and his exciting encounters along the way. 
  • Road Kill: The journey to a successful family business and television show has been a long one, with a few bumps in the road. This chapter tells how the family stays together rain or shine and how, as Phil says, they all remain "happy, happy, happy". 

An Up-Close View of America’s Favorite Backwoods Family 

What do faith, family, ducks, and money have in common? The well-known stars of A&E’s hit show Duck Dynasty - Korie and Willie Robertson! From Louisiana’s bayou comes the story of how the Robertson family went from eating fried bologna sandwiches to consuming fine filet mignon. 

Ask anyone in Louisiana, and they’ll tell you that the bayou state’s favorite family doesn’t live in the governor’s mansion but in the backwoods, where the Robertsons’ Duck Commander has become a sporting empire by making top-of-the-line duck calls. 

Part redneck logic, part humorous family stories, combined with family-business tips and faith, this book is the inside sneak peek for everything you wanted to know about being a Robertson.

©2012 Willie Robertson and Korie Robertson (P)2012 Simon & Schuster

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  • Jimstitt
  • Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 28-01-14

Easy to listen to

What did you like most about The Duck Commander Family?

Love duck dynasty love the recipes

Any additional comments?

Not sure if there life was as hard as they would like you to believe

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  • M. Kamakeeaina
  • 11-04-13

DUCKAHOLIC

Awesome book!! I am in love with the Robertson Family. This book shares their experiences, recipe and most importantly love for each other.

It makes me Hap-pay, Hap-pay, Hap-pay!

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  • Nathan North
  • 18-03-14

Building Blocks of a Family!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, this is a book full of life principals.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Duck Commander Family?

The recipes!

What does Willie Robertson and Korie Robertson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

They have some of the greatest voices that make you feel like they are speaking directly to you.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, and we almost did. (We were on a road trip.)

Any additional comments?

BUY THIS BOOK!!!! =)

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  • Charleen
  • 12-01-14

Love this book!!

Where does The Duck Commander Family rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Really enjoy listening, so glad it is narrated by Willie and Korie!

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Duck Commander Family?

I love chapter 12!

Which character – as performed by Willie Robertson and Korie Robertson – was your favorite?

Love them all!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Laughed Alot!

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  • twyla
  • 23-07-13

Wonderful Story... Entertaining and Inspiring!

I recently discovered the Robertsons on A&E. I love their story. I enjoy their family bond and their faith in God ... and they are FUNNY!
The book provides insight into their testimony and it's read by Willie and his wife. Willie won't be able to make a living as a narrator - LOL, but I like him reading his own story.
If you like the show, you will enjoy the book.
If you've never watched the show, get the book and you will want to watch the show.

It's all about love of God and love of family....

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  • MWN
  • 19-10-17

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Easy listening biography which provides insight into the family and the business through bad times and good times.

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  • Jeremy D. Page
  • 01-06-17

What a blessing!

The realness of this family is beyond inspiring! They most definitely obey the James Chapter 2 command of treating others more highly than
themselves! I was made a better person by reading their book! Thank you, precious Robertson family! You are truly an example of Matthew 5 in letting your light shine so that others can see your good works and glorify your father which is in Heaven!
Thank you! In Jesus' love!
Lisa Page
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  • Ricky
  • 26-01-17

thank you for sharing!! loved reading about them!!

There were many more details of the Duck Dynasty family in this book that I didn't see by watching their family on TV. I loved hearing how their stories have unfolded and about each sibling. Most importantly, their faith in Christ and with him their unconditional love for each other. Thank you so much!

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  • James
  • 18-01-17

Excellent job Willie !

Were able to live vicariously through the reader. I could listen another 5 hours . Love this family!

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  • Michael Busick
  • 22-07-16

Bought it 2 times

Great book! Bought one for Kay to sign on the 4th and bought the audio to listen to at work. Loved it, your family makes my family smile.

Mike Busick
Texas

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  • Nana Faye
  • 30-12-15

Great book.

Inspiring &funny book. I loved it. I was glad that their voices were reading it.