By Janet Dawson

heritage professor Lindsey web page has a quiet, well-ordered lifestyles, yet it’s approximately to get advanced. Her daughter, with whom she has a dating, exhibits up on her doorstep. The immigrant girl Lindsey is interviewing for a ebook asks her for assist in reclaiming the son taken from her in the course of a bloodbath in her Salvadoran village. And her closest buddies, from university days at Berkeley, the place they witnessed the abduction of Patty Hearst, are hiding secrets and techniques that might eternally swap these friendships. Lindsey needs to grapple with questions of relations identification, fact in wartime, the ethics of energy for robber barons and the legislations of unexpected results. relocating from side to side from the Nineteen Seventies to the current, from the Bay region to El Salvador, this sprawling saga follows Lindsey, her buddies, and family members via tumultuous political, social, and cultural adjustments and choices.

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