You Know When the Men Are Gone
There is an army of women waiting for their men to return in Fort Hood, Texas. Through a series of loosely interconnected stories, Siobhan Fallon takes readers onto the base, inside the homes, into the marriages and families - intimate places not seen in newspaper articles or politicians' speeches.
When you leave Fort Hood, the sign above the gate warns, You've Survived the War, Now Survive the Homecoming. It is eerily prescient.
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Review: You Know When the Men Are GoneUser Review - Amy - Goodreads
Some of the best book club type books are those that are issue driven, and You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon is a prime example of one of these books. A collection of loosely connected ... Read full review
Review: You Know When the Men Are GoneUser Review - Andrea Mullarkey - Goodreads
In this collection of linked short stories Fallon explores life on a contemporary military base. Through her fictional characters we get a clear view of the personal, political and practical ... Read full review