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Carole Garibaldi Rogers, a writer, oral historian, and poet, has just published her latest book, Hidden Lives: My Three Grandmothers, with Serving House Books.
"What a beautiful story! A combination of quest, memoir, rumination, history and detective work, it leads in the end to a precious discovery, the gift of self. The author uses powerful imagination to bring the tough lives of her unknown grandmothers to life. Her writing resonates on many levels." Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, Distinguished Professor of Theology, Fordham University.
"Rogers's inner yearning and external search for genuine family history are eloquently and tenderly revealed as she unfolds the mysteries of her grandparents' lives." Pam Hasegawa, nee Rolande Synge Hampden, NJ Coalition for Adoption Reform and Education.
Some Amazon Reviews:
"...a deeply personal memoir, yet there are so many universal themes..." Denise
"....a fascinating, inspiring, and extremely well-written story of the author's quest to uncover her real heritage...." Carolyn Bowers
"...Carole Rogers is like a dog with a bone....She will not let go of her search or her questions no matter how many walls are put up to block her path. She writes with heart...." Yankeelin
"I couldn't put Hidden Lives down. Beautifully written, thoroughly researched, a heart-warming story of family, love, and life in its everyday simplicity and overall complexity. You'll become part of this family..." Christina M. Genest
Carole has published seven earlier books and numerous articles in magazines and newspapers, including America and The New York Times. She and her husband live in Morristown, New Jersey and also have a home in Gilford, New Hampshire.
She is currently speaking about Hidden Lives at libraries and book stores and attending book group discussions. She will offer a workshop on imagining your ancestors into life at the Story Circle Network Conference in Austin, TX, April 11-13.
Contact her for scheduling a talk. A guide for book discussion groups appears on the next page.