Flyover Lives: A Memoir

Flyover Lives: A Memoir

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10.99 Flyover Lives: A Memoir

“[A] vivid . . . quest for roots. . . . Splendid.”

The New York Times Book Review


Growing up in the small river town of Moline, Illinois, Diane Johnson always dreamed of venturing off to see the world—and did. Now having traveled widely and lived part-time in Paris for many years, she is stung when a French friend teases her about Americans’ indifference to history.  Could it be true? The j’accuse haunts Diane and inspires her to dig into her family’s… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

In Flyover Lives, she vividly reminds us that the country we're all from is the unfamiliar one called the past.

The unfailing deftness of the prose makes this book a pleasure.

Although the book is sprinkled with pithy, charming sentences that will be appreciated by fans of her novels, there is a distinctly flyover feel to "Flyover Lives."

Book Details  

Publisher: Plume (January 16, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 5.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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