Quotes and Reviews


"A good place to start this awareness [about the effects of war] is at the top.  So, let me suggest that when you finish reading Long Time Passing: Mothers Speak About War and Terror you mail your copy to Michelle Obama at the White House. Perhaps she'll take the time to read it."
- Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch, "American Mothers and War"  May 8, 2009

Here's that address...
First Lady Michelle Obama
White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC 20500


“Eloquently presents the universal fear, sorrow, and suffering experienced by mothers whose lives have been profoundly affected by war.”
- Mary Tillman, mother of Pat Tillman killed in Afghanistan and co-author, Boots on the Ground by Dusk

“A heartfelt and gut-wrenching account–a must read for anyone wanting to understand the effects of modern war.”       
- Dr. Andrew Bacevich, father of Andrew killed in Iraq and author of The Limits of Power: American Exceptionalism

“A profound illustration of the bond between mothers and their children and of the universal instinct every mother has to be a protector.”      
- Cindy Sheehan, mother of Casey killed in Iraq and author, Not One More Mother's Child

“An indispensable perspective on the wars that have laid waste to Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere.”
- David Harris, Vietnam War Conscientious Objector and author, Our War - What We Did In Vietnam and What It Did to Us