While this is certainly not a history book, the lives of the women follow the national struggles (civil rights for example) which got national attention
When Frederick Merill leaves his wife Katharine and children to fight in WWII everything seems to be fine. however over the years Frederick starts to change
The making of a writer. Daniel Baciagalupo and his father flee a 1950’s New Hampshire logging town after Daniel accidentally killed his father’s lover.
In A Long, Long Time Ago and Essentially True the author fashions the tale in a fairytale like narrative spiced with European / Yiddish humor