By Sigrid Nunez
A younger lady appears to be like again to the area of her immigrant mom and dad: a Chinese-Panamanian father and a German mom. starting to be up in a housing undertaking within the Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, she escapes into goals encouraged either via her mom and dad' tales and via her personal examining and, for a time, into the otherworldly lifetime of ballet. A craving, homesick mom, a silent and withdrawn father, the ballet--these are the weather that form the younger woman's mind's eye and her sexuality.
Sigrid Nunez's A Feather at the Breath of God is a narrative approximately displacement and loss, and concerning the tangled nature of relationships among mom and dad and youngsters, among language and love.
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A Feather on the Breath of God: A Novel by Sigrid Nunez