This book, at first glance, is a sweet story of a retired man in England.
But just wait.
It won't be long before the people around Major Pettigrew create an environment that mimics today's news coverage.
By the time you finish this book, you will be ready for a conversation about immigration, the role of tradition and the concept of the Ugly American.
It's all there, and it all begs your opinion. In Vicki Lorini’s absence, join Donna Apidone for one of two discussions on Tuesday, June 14 – 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. Reservations at www.capradio.org/reads.
Yes, we know Helen Simonson has a new book, but we are committed to the first. If you have read both by June 14, we can make comparisons.