This memoir is an astonishing act of generosity and tenacity, exploring the profound flaws of one family’s dynamics and the resiliency of the human spirit.
— Eden Robinson, author of Son of a Trickster
Fatherless is Keith Maillard’s haunting response to that most ancient curse: Why, father, did you desert me? How, father, should I love you?
— Clark Blaise, author of If Had a Father
Marvelous and brutally honest. — Marc Harshman, author of Woman in Red Anorak and poet laureate of West Virginia
It’s subtitled “a memoir,” but that only hints at the force and breadth of the book. — Quill and Quire