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 - Cathy - Goodreads
As the daughter of a Vietnam vet, this was a tough but welcome read. There's no shortage of books that offer a glimpse into the ravages of the war and it's lasting toll; very few, however, have told ... Read full review
Review: Falling Through the EarthUser Review - Barb Fay - Goodreads
Trussoni's memoir doesn't hide anything about her upbringing by her Vietnam War Dad vet. While it is a love-hate relationship, each comes to find respect and love for each other after the author's ... Read full review