Falling Through the Earth: A Memoir
One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year
A daughter's unforgettable memoir of her wild and haunted father, a man whose war never really ended.
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, Falling Through the Earth, "makes plain that the horror of war doesn't end in the trenches" (Vanity Fair).
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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 ... Read full review
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In her emotional memoir, Danielle Trussoni writes about her relationship with her father throughout her early life. Dan Trussoni was her mentor throughout her childhood, and even though he was ... Read full review