These WWI veterans & hardy souls,in the midst of the Depression and fueled largely by their frustrations & determination- stood up to a non-responsive government & President Hoover. The Bonus tells an enriching story of a little known yet pivotal event in US 20th century history. A strong read for veterans, their families, those interested in social movements and general fiction readers. Journalist Will & actress Bonnie's engaging love story is masterfully woven around and through the historical events. Many will also get haunting echoes of Hoover/FDR and its relevance to today.
Lucky Dime Press, 9780615371450, 397pp.
Publication Date: February 1, 2011