Up the Hill to Home by Jennifer Bort Yacovissi


Genre: Historical Fiction
Publisher: Apprentice House
Author: Jennifer Bort Yacovissi
Publication Date: 28 April 2015
Format: ePub and Print
Pages: 488


Family. Home. Memories. Lillie Voith holds these values most dear.

When the cherished daughter, wife, and mother of nine is bedridden after a fall, her memories tug at threads woven through a century, as the fabric of her family frays around her.

A living portrait of the author’s ancestors, UP THE HILL TO HOME sketches four generations of the Miller/Beck/Voith clan from pre-Civil War to Depression era Washington DC.

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About the Author

Jennifer YacovissiJenny Yacovissi grew up in Bethesda, Maryland, just a bit farther up the hill from Washington, D.C. Her debut novel, UP THE HILL TO HOME, is a fictionalized account of her mother’s family in the same region.

In addition to writing historical and contemporary literary fiction, Jenny is a reviewer for Washington Independent Review of Books and Historical Novel Society. She owns an engineering consulting firm, and enjoys gardening and being on the water. Jenny lives in Maryland with husband Jim. Up the Hill is her debut book.

To learn more about the families in UP THE HILL TO HOME and see photos and artifacts from their lives, visit www.jbyacovissi.com.


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