Yank in the Village
Thoughts About Life In & Out of England from a Former
Brooklyn Girl Who Once Wished She was Jane Eyre
By Linda Lewandowski
Foreword by Earl Spencer
The Book Guild, UK
180 Pages, illustrated
New York native Linda Lewandowski moved to a small English village in 1995, where she wrote a weekly column, entitled "A Yank in the Village" for the community newsletter, in which she described her observations of English and American life, the differences and similarities --with humor, candor and vulnerability. This book provides a collection of her essays with illustrations.
Earl Spencer writes in his foreword..."keenly observant, yet never cruel or critical, intelligently perceptive, but not arrogant or condescending; richly humorous, while still self-effacing and accepting --these are glorious vignettes, weaving the familiar with the less obvious to make a deeply satisfying whole. Each chapter is a fascinating ..."
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