Richard Easton is an English professor at Washington and Jefferson University. He has lived in Pennsylvania all his life; A REAL AMERICAN is based on stories from his ancestors, who experienced first-hand the struggle between southern European immigrants and older British and Germanic families. This is his first book.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize--a powerful love story set against the backdrop of the Civil War, from the author of The Secret Chord.
From Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has animated the character of the absent father,...[SEE MORE]