[Elaine] loved the American idea of France, but…her experience was that of Colonialism and racism, the very problems she meant to leave behind in the United States.
Tag: Tony Kapolka
Review: An American (Homeless) in Paris by Chris Ames
Everybody, sometimes, wants to give the middle finger to society and just be left alone. I understand…
Review: Theology of My Life by John Frame
Five-decade seminary professor John Frame’s Theology of My Life (Cascade Books, 2017) is a self-proclaimed theological and apologetic memoir.
Review: Areas of Fog by Will Dowd
Weather is the go-to topic for making small talk. Avoid religion and politics; talk about the weather. Nobody causes it, and we’ll all have to deal.
REVIEW — We’re in America Now: A Survivor’s Stories by Fred Amram
The delight of Fred Amram’s memoir, We’re In America Now, about growing up as an immigrant to America, arriving at age six in 1939, comes entirely from his verve.
REVIEW: Chronicles: Volume One by Bob Dylan
Dylan’s (Nobel) win encourages a re-examination of his memoir, Chronicles: Volume One (Simon & Schuster, 2005).
Review: Tell It Short — A Guide to Writing Your Family History in Brief by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Most amateur genealogists manage something less than the accounting of Solomon Grundy, of English nursery rhyme fame. Assembling names and dates into a database…