Hope your Thanksgiving holiday has been a lovely one, if you celebrate.
Robin gives Kin Types 4 out of 4 stars!!! Check out her review.
Weaving newspaper articles about
family events, photographs shown by
her grandfather, stories shared
through family members
and research sifted through
these sources comes an
“Kin Types” is hard to put
down and also difficult in parts
to absorb the everyday tragic
lives depicted within these pages.
I was drawn in by both the
Beauty in the love of a young
woman to a man whose hands
smelled like herrings and the
tendency to flinch and wish to look
away from the Horror of fire and flesh.
I wish to encapsulate the poems,
prose and summaries of lives,
while still encouraging and
enticing you to read more
vignettes for yourself.
~ Lessons from family are
varied in Luanne Castle’s first,
“Advice from My Forebears.”
Here’s an example,
“Sit on my finger,
~ Second entry will catch
you, grab you, make you wince
as you hear…
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