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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.
A Few 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
"...well-told story of three grandmothers and family secrets...perfect for book clubs..." Judy
"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.
The author is now scheduling readings, talks, and book signings in fall/winter, 2013-2014. A guide for book discussion groups appears on the next page. Carole welcomes additional questions from readers. Email her.