the tribal knot: A Memoir of Family, Community, and a Century of Change
"Book like no other I've read, The Tribal Knot combines genres to become something entirely new. Memoir, novel, genealogy, biography, survivor's testimony, study of generations of women, love story, catalogue of precious quotidian details, and portrait of Twentieth Century American life, this book takes us where we've all been wanting to go but haven't until now seen how to get there. In this brilliant revitalizing of the oldest narrative we know, Rebecca McClanahan demonstrates how our lives depend on the story of our human family and why we can never get enough of it."
-- David Huddle, Author of The Story of a Million Years and The Writing Habit
A multi-generational memoir based on hundreds of letters and documents spanning more than a century…
Published by Break Away Books 025300859X (paperback) available on amazon