Father-son roller coaster travels become memoir

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012 9:55 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Charlie Gobel, a senior vice president at a major investment firm, recently published a memoir detailing their journey through 2010 and hundreds of coasters, "Flying with Frankie: Three Hundred Days in Amusement Parks Riding Roller Coasters with My Son." Journal entries are interspersed throughout the memoir, and Charlie includes many pictures of the two of them. There's plenty of personal information; although he never mentions his ex-wife by name, he gives her a lot of credit for letting them go on these trips and being very understanding. The two have a "great rapport now," says Charlie.

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