Addie of the Flint Hills
Praise for Addie of the Flint Hills
"…a hauntingly beautiful memoir ... that adds to the growing literature about life on the Great Plains. Like Willa Cather's My Antonia, She evokes the human drama set within an epic-scale landscape."
-Denise Low, Poet Laureate of Kansas 2007-2009
"… a gem… our Flint Hills past, brought back to life … It puts you in contact with a mysterious resilience, with the sheer beauty of life blossoming, no matter what."
-Dr. Margy Stewart, Washburn University, Topeka, KS
"Unique and universal, the remarkable life story of Adaline Rogler Sorace looks to the past with affection, honesty, and clarity of insight."
-Jim Hoy, author of Flint Hills Cowboys
"…riveting... it adds an important perspective to our present-day angst about the economy and our stressed environment"
-John Hennessey, the former dean of the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
"… the photographs are pitch-perfect vernacular imagery at its best."
-Jeff Curto, photographer and co-ordinator of the College of DuPage Photography Program