Harkening is a collection that tells about a charming, dysfunctional, and loving family with enough peccadilloes among them to keep the story roaring along. A heartwarming thread embroiders each story, stitching them into a satisfying whole. It is a lovely piece that bonds memory to identity, mind to soul.
Carolyn gives an overview of the book:
Carolyn Howard-Johnson's first novel, This Is the Place, won eight awards. Her book of creative nonfiction, Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered, won three. An instructor for UCLA Extension's world-renowned Writers' Program, her book The Frugal...