A Place We Knew Well: A Novel
Publish date: 2015-09-29
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
The author has written an intimate, moving story of a family during the frightening period of time in October, 1962 known as the Cuban Missile Crisis, when the possibility of World War III, a nuclear war, became all too real. She has centered her story on the Avery family, Wes, the owner of a gas st...
I have never really thought about how life must have been those 13 days 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis. I have read about it, seen documentaries about it and seen movies about the days. But I have never really thought about how it must have been like in America during those days, with little k...
A Place We Knew Well by Susan Carol McCarthy sets the Avery family in Florida during the Cuban Missile Crisis in the 1960s. Like the history, the fictional story starts gradually, builds into a crisis I did not see coming, and then ends rather calmly for all the buildup. The history is interesting, ...