Here are some photos posted by the author of his family
Normally I wouldn’t post 2 interviews but NBC did a segment on JD Vance and his wife Usha, which also includes Amy Chua, JD’s Yale Law mentor.
One of the things that I want to discuss for this book is the concept of a memoir. Here are some articles that look at how the memoir has been seen over time and how the memoir is viewed now. I am going to print out some of these articles and discuss some passages with the group.
New York Times: The Problem With Memoirs printed 1/28/2011
History Hoydens: The Trouble With Memoirs 1/27/2009
HTML Giant: Get Me Up Close to the Lives of Others 1/31/2011
The Rumpus: Conversations With Writers Braver Than Me 1/24/2011
SheWrites: Part II, The Problem With Memoirs 1/12/2017
Slate: A Brief History of Memoir Bashing 3/30/2007
Using Google Maps, we can take a virtual tour of Mooreland! Follow this link.
If you do not know how to use Google’s street view, here are some directions.
And that’s it. Have fun! On the bottom are photographs submitted either by Google or other people you can click on and explore as well.
As usual here is your interview with the author. This time around I couldn’t find any short audio or video interviews with Haven so I will link to a stenographied version of an audio interview: https://www.bookbrowse.com/author_interviews/full/index.cfm/author_number/586/haven-kimmel
Sorry for the pause in posts, folks. Took my own vacation last week. Not quite the kind the Walls family would take but still nice all the same. Here are some picture I found off of a MySpace account held by Jeannette Walls of her family.
Rex and Rose Mary Walls
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