susan devan harness
Writing “Bitterroot” allowed author to add humanity to data from her previous work on transracial adoption
Susan Devan Harness not only found writing her own account cathartic, but she says it also "laid a lot of my ghosts to rest"
At the end, a rumination on a daughter’s complex relationship with her adoptive father
In this excerpt from "Bitterroot," American Indian author Susan Devan Harness explores powerful emotions as childhood memories frame her dad's final days