A great read as well as an informative one.
I must admitt, I expected this true story to be a little over my head with all the talk of permits, politics and pollutants, but Diane Wilson can really pull you in.
There is so much in this book that makes one think, and how often can you say that about a book as enjoyable and easy to read as this one?
An inspiring story told by a feisty woman in her own voice. It is wonderful to see how she grows through her struggles and how her commitment deepens as time goes on. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Harlene
The whole issue was interesting and the story flowed pretty well until the last third of the book. Then it got tiresome and hard to follow. It needs a lot more editing.Published 10 months ago by Janet Burd
well written. great story. should be required reading for students, particularly Texans. ms wilson is an inspiration
to us all.
"None of us knew what a real paycheck looked like, but to Momma a real job was anything that didn't have nothing to do with the bay, because everybody knew if you wanted to make a... Read morePublished 20 months ago by DrPat
Very good story of this woman's struggle, got kind of slow in parts, but overall was good. She is not the best writer.Published on January 29, 2013 by Candy Driver-Ratigan
I needed this book for a class in government. It was a great book, and it really opened my eyes to the issues that it uncovered. Read morePublished on April 15, 2012 by nlyoung
I got this book as a free Kindle download and set out to read it not expecting much. I was extremely pleased with it, though, the more and more I read. Read morePublished on October 9, 2011 by Kindle Customer
I had heard good things about this book, and it lived up to its reputation. This is an autobiography of an amazing woman - a role model for all people who are concerned about the... Read morePublished on September 23, 2011 by Jenni Gate
This is an incredible story that needed to be told, but I think the telling leaves a lot to be desired. I had a hard time with this one. Read morePublished on September 9, 2011 by Anonymous Reader