WINNETKA: A Memoir
by Brian Conlan
April 1, 2019 8:00 pm
WINNETKA is a ten-episode memoir created and produced by award-winning actress Jessica Harper, with original music. The podcast features the voices of the Harper family, who share in the telling of their remarkable story.
WINNETKA tells of six Harper kids coming of age in Eisenhower’s post-war America, in a Chicago suburb called Winnetka. The siblings are buffeted by the rages of a father with PTSD, challenged by life in a big family, rocked by social change in the sixties, and ultimately stunned by a long held family secret. While going through our father’s files after the funeral, Sam finds stunning information about Dad’s ancestry that bounces crazily off of our mother’s. But Dad had altered his legacy. Also, his overt appreciation of my daughters has a healing effect.
10. Corrections4 years ago
Bonus Episode: A Preface To Revelation4 years ago
9. The Ice Storm4 years ago
Bonus Story: Drug Reboot4 years ago
8. Strange Land4 years ago
Bonus Story: What We Wore4 years ago
7. Faith4 years ago
Bonus Story: Dancing School4 years ago
6. Survival4 years ago
Bonus Story: Colorado4 years ago