"Particularly effective in describing and contextualizing the primary transitions in Arthur Link's career--discovering the Woodrow Wilson papers while in graduate school, winning a Princeton University appointment, leaving the university in 1949, and returning to it in 1960--and the ways in which these transitions affected the family."
--The North Carolina Historical Review
"This engaging book tells multiple stories well."
--The Journal of Southern History
"Link, himself an accomplished and award-winning historian, puts his parents’ lives in context of a world-changing era whose elements included World War II, the coming of integration, and the Cold War."
“An interesting… portrait of a hard-working historian who was almost fanatically devoted to his calling.”
--Florida Historical Quarterly
“The story of the remarkable partnership of two southern-born intellectuals who navigated the rapidly-changing America of the mid-twentieth century… Links offers fresh insights into the changes in the post-war South.”
--The Journal of Southern Religion