A heartrending new book - the story of a marriage and the story of two lives - from the author of the international bestselling novel A Suitable Boy.
'Mixing memory with desire, this marvelous and original book once more reminds us of ways through which the imagination becomes a refuge from the uncontrollable cruelties of reality.'
A powerful and riveting account of a seemingly halcyon life lived mere paces from a center of evil and madness; a remarkable memoir of
an "ordinary" childhood spent in an extraordinary time and place.
An autobiographical narrative in which the author describes his experiences in Nazi concentration camps, watching family and friends die, and how they led him to believe that God is dead.
A tender, moving tale of unconditional love in a family that, despite its profound flaws, gave the author the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms.
A masterful portrait of a tragic crucible in the settlement of the American heartland - the 'Children's Blizzard' of 1888.