Independent Press Award Promotes Mary Donaldson-Evans’ Book
The Independent Press Award promoted Mary Donaldson-Evans’ book, Behind the Lines, through an informational video. The Independent Press Award recognized the book as a 2022 Distinguished Favourite. The video featured a brief introduction of the book, followed by reviews and an author bio. Enacted pictures and videos from World War II serve as a captivating backdrop for the summary of the novel. You can watch the video here.
Behind the Lines is a fascinating novel that takes place in World War II. The novel features a young serviceman writing letters to his wife while providing supplies to the front lines. Their story, told by their daughter, describes the relationship between her parents through the correspondence that took place during this time of war. The letters describe the emotion of separation and heartache of her parents at not being able to be together during this difficult time in history.
Mary Donaldson-Evans is an academic writer who has taught at the University of Delaware as a Professor of French and French Literature. Upon retirement, she decided to delve into memoirs and fiction writing. Fascinated by the exchange of letters between her parents, Behind the Lines is her first published book that is not academic.