Melinda Haynes' Mother of Pearl was an unexpected sensation, chosen for Oprah's Book Club and selling more than half a million copies in hardcover. Now with the same stunning language, Haynes returns with Chalktown, a moving story of redemption and renewal set in a small village of folks who only communicate through the chalkboards hanging from their front porches.
In these enthralling, incisive, unforgettable essays from some of our finest military historians, key figures and decisive battles of World War II come to life as never before.
"Great stories that you never heard before"
No matter what else was going on in his life or where he was - travelling to make movies for G.E., in the California governor's office, at the White House, or on Air Force One, and sometimes even from across the room - Ronald Reagan wrote letters to Nancy Reagan to express his love, thoughts, and feelings and to stay in touch. Through letters and reflections, the characters, personalities, and private lives of a president and his first lady are revealed.