“Engrossing narrative…an engaging and articulate family saga with a likable protagonist.”
"A touching parade on the importance of community and cherishing where you’re from.”
"A charming debut offering readers a glimpse into the history and evolution of a community, you’ll find yourself rooting for this small neighborhood.”
About the Author
Kate Tyler Wall is managing editor of an American history journal in Philadelphia. She grew up in a 1950s-era housing development in Dover, Delaware, which inspired lifelong interests in music, history, exploring, and the power of place. She studied political science, journalism, and American history at the University of Delaware. She now lives in another 1950s tract house in Newark, Delaware with “suburban ecologist” husband Roland Wall and beagle-basset buddy Pilot. At age fifty she started writing fiction and roaming the East Coast in search of punk rock.