After the War – Vietnam Veterans Fiction

Cathy’s Hidden Gems features favorites & lesser known selections from the fiction shelves of the Portsmouth Public Library. I recently finished reading the excellent non-fiction book Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging (2016) by Sebastian Junger, which explores the longing for connection of those suffering from PTSD, especially today’s veterans. The following challenges faced by Vietnam veterans and their … More After the War – Vietnam Veterans Fiction

Harrowing Escape from Sudan to Portland, Maine for young teenage girl

 Book Review January 13, 2013 The Good Braider by Terry Farish (2012) Miss America Abby says come walk with her And her spotted dog, Elsa. We do, and the moon shows in the daylight sky. The wind whips her hair with its golden streaks. In this place are stones, and Abby says people are buried … More Harrowing Escape from Sudan to Portland, Maine for young teenage girl