Author Pat Turner Mitchell narrates the story of her parents and their history in A Mountain to Climb. A sequel to Mitchell’s first book, Lifted to the Shoulders of a Mountain, this second installment begins with the story of her father’s family and his early life. It then transitions to her parents meeting. When the young couple marry they are unprepared for the changes thundering toward them in their world. With information gleaned from family letters and records, A Mountain to Climb shares the backgrounds of David and Edith, the consequences of choices made, and how they move forward with their children during World War II and after.