Friday, May 27, 2011

Photo Friday: My Book's on Amazon!

The information below is copy and pasted directly from Amazon. How exciting is THAT!

Breaking the Code: A Daughter's Journey into Her Father's Secret War

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Breaking the Code: A Daughter's Journey into Her Father's Secret War [Paperback]
Karen Fisher-Alaniz (Author)
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On his 81st birthday, without explanation, Karen Alaniz's father placed two weathered notebooks on her lap. Inside were more than 400 pages of letters he'd written to his parents during WWII. She began reading them, and the more she read, the more she discovered about the man she never knew and the secret role he played in WWII.

They began to meet for lunch every week, for her to ask him questions, and him to provide the answers. And with painful memories now at the forefront of his thoughts, her father began to suffer, making their meetings as much about healing as discovery. Thus began an unintended journey—one taken by a father and daughter who thought they knew each other—as they became newly bound in ways that transcended age and time.
About the Author

Karen Alaniz is an author and writer, who began the journey of writing this memoir when her father handed her a collection of letters on his 81st birthday. She lives in Walla Walla, WA.
Product Details

Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Sourcebooks (November 1, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1402261128
ISBN-13: 978-1402261121
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Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #29,094 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


Raven said...

Wow! That's really exciting! Congratulations!

Karen Fisher-Alaniz said...

Thank you. You're right. It IS exciting and at the same time, hard to believe.

Peaches Ledwidge said...

Congratulations with your book. It sounds interesting. Right now I have much to deal with but would want to read it in the future. I guess by hard copy publication date.

Peggy said...


My grandfather was a medic in WWII, but he never talked about it much. I can't imagine getting letters like that!