Lucette or Loulou wrote a very emotional, truthful, and touching book about her father, her family, and herself.
My comments regarding the authors portrayal of events do not detract from my opinion that this book is well worth reading.
I think she will feel a kinship with the author and perhaps feel young again as see reads the beautiful stories.
An absolutely beautiful book. I marvel at the author's ability to weave together so seamlessly the lives of so many well. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Rita S. Eagle
reminiscing and nostalgia are ok but to cling g to the past the present has to be bad. the characters are all sad. Read morePublished 1 month ago by vikram medicating the world through meditation
I was very disappointed with this book.
Leon was narcissistic and ungrateful. He left his wife and children behind to seek pleasure for himself only. Read more
The book presents an view of Cairo in the 50's & 60's and what it is like to be an migrant. If there is a fault, there is often a very small bridge between some of the events and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by JoAnn Reding
Poignant story. A recounting of a Jewish family's life in Cairo and eventual exile to America with only suitcases of clothes and only a few hundred dollars to their name. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ronald Lambert