Susan Straight

Susan Straight’s memoir, In the Country of Women, features women whose origins are African, Swiss, French, indigenous Cherokee, and mystery, migrating across America to settle in California. The book was named a best of the year by NPR, CodeSwitch, and longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence. Her novels include Highwire Moon, a National Book Award finalist, and A Million Nightingales.

Connect:

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below