|Here is a stunning chronicle that begins with the Depression and ends with the Vietnam War, revealed in the thoughts, dreams, and memories of each family member.|
|Jayne Anne Phillips. skirts and sleeveless rayon shells that clung. The sweaters |
would be colors like tangerine, aqua, chartreuse; Danner would be the only one
in white. Last night she'd lain in bed and heard her parents quarreling in low ...
|A young girl during the Depression is caught between the love of her crazy father and the no less powerful love of her sorrowful mother. These are great American stories that have earned a privileged place in our literature.|
|Lark, her brother Termite, their mother Lola, and Termite's soldier father, Robert Leavitt, must deal with family secrets, ghosts, and the repercussions of the Korean War on their personal relationships in 1950s West Virginia.|