This is the kind of book you have to read again just to soak in the nuances you missed the first time - the very best kind of book.
If ordinary people simply love then act? That is the best and most lasting change that could ever happen.
Somehow she manages to whip up a situation that is both familiar and bizarre then lets it spin - characters and all.
From the Back Cover: When Cohen Marah steps over his father’s body in the basement embalming room of the family’s funeral home, he has no idea that he is stepping into a labyrinth of memory. Over the next week, Cohen’s childhood comes back in living color. The dramatic events that led to his parents’ separation.... Continue Reading →
From the Back Cover: After Annie Jacobson’s brother Mike enlists as a medic in the Army in 1967, he mails her the address of their long-estranged father. If anything should happen to him in Vietnam, Mike says, Annie must let their father know. In Mike’s absence, their father returns to face tragedy at home, adding... Continue Reading →