A book club review: Heroes of the Frontier.
I can't fly anywhere without a book. Generally speaking, I buy a book at the airport, read it on the plane, then give it away when I reach my destination for another soul to enjoy. Dave Eggers' Heroes of the Frontier made me glad I had a layover in Atlanta. The story chronicles a newly-divorced woman who has run off to Alaska with her two children, a sensitive young son and an unruly toddler daughter. Her life is in utter shambles and she spontaneously just decides to start o