G has been working on this one the past few weeks about the Johnstown, PA flood of 1889:B is finishing up Old Yeller:
My parents were just here for a visit (which partially explains my absence from here the past several days), and my mom passed this book on to me that she finished after they arrived:
I devoured it in two evenings' worth of reading or so. It is a gripping story, but heavy, though it ends on a positive note. The theology is a bit "loose," so if that bothers you...
And they brought this one for Geoff to read when he gets a chance: We were skimming it together a few nights ago and it looks pretty fascinating.
I have this one home from the library and foresee curling up next to the wood burning stove with it while we are snowed in the next day or two: