| Reviewed by Mary Ickes |
As the author’s faithful canine companion and writing coach, Bucky Restivo remains ever on alert at his post beneath her desk. When writerly expletives rend the air, he knows that she requires his assistance. Therefore, Bucky volunteered to pen Jeanne’s Funny, Isn’t It? column for the October WNC Woman Magazine. Lest he give too much away, Bucky succinctly states that Shanty Gold relates the fictitious story of Mary Boland, Jeanne’s great-great grandmother, emigrating from Ireland.