From the book jacket: A long-lost book reappears,
mysteriously connecting an old man searching for his son and a
girl seeking a cure for her widowed mother's loneliness.
Leo Gursky's life is about surviving, tapping his radiator each evening to let his upstairs neighbor know he's still alive. But life wasn't always like this: sixty years ago, in the Polish village where he was born, he fell in love and wrote a book. And though he doesn't know it, that book survived, inspiring fabulous circumstances, even love. Fourteen-year-old Alma was named after a character in that very book. And although she has her hands fullkeeping track of her brother, Bird (who thinks he might be the Messiah), and ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
- PW Starred Review
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