Brave and honest, this book offers an intimate portrait of a woman seeking to heal from inherited family trauma and find the beginnings of peace within her own soul.
That rare memoir that I couldn't put down... a beautifully woven story of family, partnership, love and reconciliation, not just with one's past but with oneself
I was touched by her courage and her candour
A fascinating story
An honest book that ought to start a conversation
A gripping memoir of a woman who sets out to discover her heritage and finds her identity along the way (4*)
Pick is a marvelous writer, and she vividly recreates the transformation of her relationships... Her path to conversion - complicated, nearly thwarted - is deeply moving in its culmination. Ultimately, this layered look at identity is a call for claiming one's true self
Readers interested in memoirs, Judaism, World War II history, or the Holocaust will certainly be captivated by Pick's engaging and, at times, heart-wrenching narrative