By Bonnie Turner
(254 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 300
”A gorgeously written and evocative novel of an earlier economic crisis: the Great Depression. Readers looking for a stunning read, intelligent and emotional on every level, will not be disappointed.” (Lauren Baratz-Logsted, author of Crazy Beautiful and The Education of Bet)Publisher's Description:
A GREAT DEPRESSION NOVEL”We in America today are nearer to the final triumph over poverty than ever before in the history of any land. The poorhouse is vanishing from among us. ” ~Herbert Hoover, accepting the Republican presidential nomination. Palo Alto, California, August 1928Daniel Tomelin, a battle-worn veteran haunted by the carnage of the First World War, deserts his family in the Great Depression and goes on the road seeking work and relief from the nightmares of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This page-turning tale of courage is set in a tragic era in which hope was sometimes all they had and parallels today`s economic turmoil and unemployment. It`s The Grapes of Wrath from another viewpoint. It`s a wife and mother providing for her children under miserable, heartbreaking circumstances, while her husband tramps around the country playing a banjo, searching for answer[...]Category: Historical Fiction
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