The Story Of Three Generations Of A Japanese American Family Whose Lives Are Tragically Affected By The Second World War When They Are Interned In Camps In The American West Why She Left Us Revolves Around An Intriguing Mystery A Japanese American Woman S Abandonment Of Her Illegitimate Child During World War II Rahna Reiko Rizzuto Reveals The Reason For Her Act And Its Effect On Four Generations Of Her Family In A Series Of Alternating Narratives A Son, Daughter, Mother, And Brother All Chime In, And The Author S Sophisticated Interweaving Of Their Tales Is What Gives This Debut Novel Much Of Its Power.Rizzuto S Book Includes Its Share Of Violent And Disturbing Incidents A Daughter Helps Her Mother Give Birth On The Floor Of A Shack A Son Accompanies His Senile Grandfather To The Toilet A Brother Delivers A Swift Kick To His Pregnant Sister S Belly Yet Why She Left Us Never Relies On Mere Sensationalism For One Thing, The Author S Prose Is Strong And Vivid, And She S Particularly Good At Evoking The Passage Of Time My Life Doesn T Come To Me In Any Order, Notes One Character Moments Flip Flop, Overlap Sometimes They Come Only In Splinters This Isn T, It Should Be Said, A Big Canvas Portrait Of Wartime Life But Rizzuto Has Produced A Minute And Successful Investigation Of The Moments That Define What A Family Is.That Leaves The Initial Mystery To Her Credit, Rizzuto Doesn T Come Up With A Pat Solution Instead, She Offers Up A Collage Of Perceptions, Which Fuse Into A Kind Of Answer As The Story Progresses In Other Words, This Is The Latest Addition To A Growing Canon Of Diplomatic, Rashomon Like Novels Why She Left Us Is A True Study In Perspectives And A Kaleidoscopic Lesson About The Nature Of Memory And Forgiveness Rucker Alex,.com Review
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- 304 pages
- Why She Left Us
- Rahna Reiko Rizzuto
- 26 April 2018 Rahna Reiko Rizzuto