This fictional account, written as a memoir, is based on a true story.
The Author, Teresa Neumann, has blended together a present day timeframe with a time far past She has effectively done so with a smooth flow throughout the various periods of time.
In her account of the challenging years surrounding World War 11, the reader receives an enlightening, yet heartbreaking, mental picture of that devastating time of history. Those of us who have not had to experience the sorrows and destruction of war areas, need to daily count our blessings!
This tale of a segment of an Italian family, generations later, comes from America to unite with those left in Italy. The couple was fortunate to have an elderly family member - Bianca - remember the stories of their heritage when their great grandfather lived in Italy and the happenings from that time on.
The Book Cover does not truly capture the essence of the story but is attractive and appealing. The Title could attract more attention with a few more words added. It does relate to the tale. The story lulls slightly in a few places and does contain some profanity.
*This book was sent to me in exchange for an HONEST review, of which I have given.