Shades of Erma Bombeck --Wonderful !
If you are caught in the beauty of the wonderful dilemma of raising a family, “. . . And the Whippoorwill Sang,” by Micki Peluso is a book that is written just for you. And, with Peluso’s gift for writing, which offers shades of the great Erma Bombeck’s style, her story makes for a smooth, easy, and entertaining read.
Author Peluso recounts her experiences, mishaps, adventures, confusion, downward spirals, and difficulties, as she goes up, down, and around the surprising obstacles that life throws in the path of her, her husband Butch, and their six children.
But Peluso is strong, dedicated, and clever, and she counters each challenge determined to generate her own rewards and triumphs as she demonstrates a moxie that only a loving mother can possess. As a reader, you will identify with the myriad emotions that comes with family struggles . . . sometimes laughing and sometimes crying, as often-time your own memories will sweep into mind.
With the fifties and sixties serving as a backdrop, the epic story romps its way through the unique turbulence of the times as the youngsters weave the family together in knots of love and the Pelusos chase their dream of happiness.
However, tragedy strikes and shakes Micki and her family to the core. Will the bonds of family, togetherness, and love bear enough to recover . . . or will the misfortune break the ties that bind?
Read “. . . And the Whippoorwill Sang,” and remember the heartfelt joy of raising a family.
Peter Healy -- Author of "Vengeance Is Sacred"