Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock was born and raised in Alaska. She worked many years fishing commercially with her family and as a reporter for Alaska Public Radio stations around the state. She was also the host and producer of “Independent Native News,” a daily newscast produced in Fairbanks, focusing on Alaska Natives, American Indians, and Canada’s First Nations. Her writing is inspired by her family’s four generations in Alaska.
The Smell of Other People's Houses is set in 1970s Alaska. The world is different to child growing up in the 70s, add in the location, Alaska, and we get something pretty unique. I enjoyed this not so typical look at the struggles of teenagers. This book gives us four different POVs. Each [...]