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 EarthUser Review - Goodreads
This book opened up questions for my Dad who was also a tunnel rat. I was able to ask him directly what his experiences were like were they at all like those in the book. How he was able to function ...
Review: Falling Through the EarthUser Review - Caroline - Goodreads
At first I thought this was too much like Mary Karr or Jeannette Walls. Then I felt the author truly found her own voice and I was riveted to the story. But, the ending just deflated. You know I'm drawn to stories about Vietnam, though, so 3 stars. Read full review