Falling Through the Earth: A Memoir
One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year From her charismatic father, Danielle Trussoni learned how to rock and roll, outrun the police, and never shy away from a fight. Spending hour upon hour trailing him around the bars and honky-tonks of La Crosse, Wisconsin, young Danielle grew up fascinated by stories of her dad's adventures as a tunnel rat in Vietnam, where he'd risked his life crawling head first into narrow passageways to search for American POWs.
A vivid and poignant portrait of a daughter's relationship with her father, this funny, heartbreaking, and beautifully written memoir "makes plain that the horror of war doesn't end in the trenches" (Vanity Fair).
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Review: Falling Through the Earth: A MemoirUser Review - Jack - Goodreads
I read this years ago when the hardbound edition first appeared; her editor is a friend of mine, and the book earned glowing reviews. All well-deserved, in this haunting memoir from a young woman ... Read full review
Review: Falling Through the EarthUser Review - Sue - Goodreads
well written...love her descriptive phrases... story is very tough and cause for much reflection on parents passing along to children their own demons.. and how very tough it is to grow up in such ... Read full review
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