JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Elizabeth Good, author of Just Another Sunday: A Novel
In the spring of 1968, Lia is 15-years-old when her Italian-American family decides to leave Brooklyn for their dream home in the suburbs. But Lia is reluctant to pull up roots and go anywhere, especially to some godforsaken Jersey town.
“I would rather thrive in the grime of New York than be plucked from my roots and transplanted in Nowheresland, just to wither away and die. I swear this is the kiss of death.”
“Just Another Sunday” is a compelling five-year snapshot of one woman’s life, taking us through teenage angst and rites of passage, new love and broken hearts, friendships and betrayal, triumph and tragedy, and one family’s struggle to cope with the inconceivable.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “Just Another Sunday: A Novel”?
Elizabeth Good: My inspiration sprang from two sources: one was external and the other was an internal desire to analyze pivotal events and circumstances of my life as a teenager and young adult.
The external catalyst to my journey as an author is a major character (Jesse David Carlisle) in “Just Another Sunday”. The real Jesse, whom I will call JDC, contacted me through Classmates.com in 2006. This happens all the time, right? Well, his revelations about our very last encounter in 1973 totally blew me away. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Elizabeth Good, author of Just Another Sunday: A Novel