|About the Book|
Rose tells how it was for her growing up on a farm in Western Kentucky in the twenties and thirties and how she had to relocate to a more peaceful environment at the age of seventeen. She records her early life with a dysfunctional mother who was not willing to let go of her when she reached the age to be free of parental control. How, at an early age she meets a young soldier in the Army Air Corps assigned to the Officer Candidate School in Miami Beach, Florida and falls in love with him. She chronicles what life was like as the spouse of a career soldier and the many places they called home in the United States and abroad during his career.