This is what the book is about:
On a summer day in 1946 Sally Werner, the precocious young daughter of hardscrabble Pennsylvania farmers, secretly accepts her cousin’s invitation to ride his new motorcycle. Like so much of what follows in Sally’s life, it’s an impulsive decision with dramatic and far-reaching consequences. Soon she abandons her home to begin a daring journey of self-creation, the truth of which she entrusts only with her granddaughter and namesake, six decades later. But when young Sally’s father–a man she has never known–enters her life and offers another story altogether, she must uncover the truth of her grandmother’s secret history.
This is the April book for the April Blog Tour. Miriam from Hachette took a poll for what book would be the pick and this book won the poll. I have to say I have never read anything by author Joanna Scott before.
About the author:
Joanna Scott is the author of nine books, including The Manikin, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; Various Antidotes and Arrogance, which were both finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award; and the critically acclaimed Make Believe, Tourmaline, and Liberation. A recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Lannan Award, she lives with her family in upstate New York.
Here is the list of other bloggers who are taking part in the tour. Please check them out.
I am still reading the book so my review will be following in the next few days.
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6 thoughts on “Follow Me Early Birds Blog Tour”
I hope you’re enjoying this one as much as I did.
Can’t wait to hear what you think!
This is awesome.
Will be back to hear your thoughts! Enjoy your reading.
Wow! A lot of people touring this book. I reviewed it last week and I think it was great but i read some other reviews and not everyone agrees. i can’t wait to read what you think.
This book looks like a great read. Looking forward to reading your review.