Starred review from Kirkus:
“An absolutely compelling war memoir marked by the author’s incredible strength of character and vulnerability.”
Nancy Kalikow Maxwell
Review from Kirkus:
“A spirited examination of the essence of Jewishness.”
Review from World Literature Today:
“While she maintains a desire for hope, she is careful to differentiate a desire for hope and hope itself.”
Review from Michigan War Studies Review:
“Its author’s thorough research and evenhanded portrayal should make this book the standard treatment of a president who revered the nuances of military management, weaponry, and strategic thinking.”
Rabbi Amy Scheinerman
Review from Jewish Book Council:
“Through this firsthand encounter with the core text of Judaism, readers of all levels—Jews and non-Jews, newcomers and veterans, students and teachers, individuals and chevruta partners and families alike—will discover the treasure of the oral Torah.”
Review from StrategyPage:
“Prof. Franqui-Rivera has written the most useful military history of Puerto Rico in English, while discussing the importance of military service to the evolution of a Puerto Rican national identity.”
Susan Devan Harness
Author interviewed on Colorado Public Radio.
Renya K. Ramirez
Author interviewed in University of California-Santa Cruz news.
Author interviewed on the Bourbon Daily Show.
Author interviewed on KPBS.