Friday Reads: Amity and Prosperity: O...

Friday Reads: Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Emily Griswold

In Amity and Prosperity , the prizewinning poet and journalist Eliza Griswold tells the story of the energy boom's impact on a small town at the edge of Appalachia and one woman's transformation from a struggling single parent to an unlikely activist. Stacey Haney is a local nurse working hard to raise two kids and keep up her small farm when the fracking boom comes to her hometown of Amity, Pennsylvania.

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