Based on the author's early years in Paris with her famous father, A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries chronicles the growth of an extraordinary family. Previously the adored only child, Channe finds her world disrupted by the adoption of a French brother, Benoit. This inspired novel explores the complex, volatile relationships between a brother, a sister, a mother, and a father, as they confront their own experiences of orphanhood.
Kaylie gives an overview of the book:
Kaylie Jones was born in Paris, France and attended French schools until she returned with her family to the U.S. in 1974. Her father was the novelist James Jones.
Kaylie began to study Russian as her third language at age 8, and continued to study the...