The story of Joanie was heart wrenching and in my opinion, a
book on its own. Being a sentimental like I am, my heart ached for this girl,
but at the end, my spirit was lifted by her bravery and courage. Quite a character
she is! As a matter of fact, several stories throughout the book could easily
stand on their own. Maybe author Jo Ann V. Glim will delight her audience with
a next book where she’ll pick up on some of these interesting stories and compelling
I highly recommend this book not only for its contribution to American history (and literature) but for the values it transmits to readers: love, faith, family and forgiveness.
her husband Bill. She is retired and spends her days helping the community, serving at church and writing. Her book is available in paperback through her website: www.begottenthebook.com