One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year From her charismatic father, Danielle Trussoni learned how to rock and roll, outrun the police, and never shy away from a fight. Spending hour upon hour trailing him around the bars and honky-tonks of La Crosse, Wisconsin, young Danielle grew up fascinated by stories of her dad's adventures as a tunnel rat in Vietnam, where he'd risked his life crawling head first into narrow passageways to search for American POWs. A vivid and poignant portrait of a daughter's relationship with her father, this funny, heartbreaking, and beautifully written memoir "makes plain that the horror of war doesn't end in the trenches" (Vanity Fair).
Danielle gives an overview of the book:
Danielle Trussoni's work has appeared in Tin House, The Telegraph Magazine, and The New York Times Magazine, among other publications. Her memoir, “Falling Through the Earth,” was chosen as one of The New York Times best 10 books of 2006. She is married to the writer...