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From the Publisher“Remarkably vivid, drawn with both the emotional insight of a novelist and a journalist’s unforgiving eye . . . that re-creates, if not recaptures, the elusive past.” –The New York Times
“Spills over with the aromas of exotic places and foods, arresting characters, anecdotes and stories. . . . [An] unexpectedly complicated, abundant family memoir.” –Los Angeles Times
“It is called a memoir but it is also (and all at once) a history and a novel and a poem, a beautiful and undefinable piece of work.” –Joan Didion
“A vivid, eloquent discussion of [Alhadeff’s] complex ancestry and its implications. . . . She writes with elegance and panache.” –Penelope Lively, The New York Times Book Review
From the Trade Paperback edition.