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Falling through the earth a memoir by Danielle Trussoni

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Published by Picador in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Mental health,
  • Veterans,
  • Family,
  • Biography

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From her father, Danielle Trussoni learned rock "n" roll, how to avoid the cops, and never to shy away from a fight. Growing up, she was fascinated by stories of his adventures as a tunnel rat in Vietnam, where he risked his life crawling into holes to search for American POWs. Ultimately, Danielle came to believe that when the man she adored drank too much, beat up strangers, or mistreated her mother, it was because the horror of those tunnels still lived inside him. Eventually her mom gave up and left, taking all the kids except one. When everyone else washed their hands of Dan Trussoni, Danielle would not. -- back cover.

Edition Notes

StatementDanielle Trussoni
LC ClassificationsHQ755.86 .T787 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24939334M
ISBN 100312426569, 0805077324
ISBN 109780312426569, 9780805077322

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