The Distant Land of My Father (Paperback)
Mariner Books, 9780156027137, 400pp.
Publication Date: September 9, 2002
Through Anna's memories and her father's journals we learn of his fall from charismatic millionaire to tortured prisoner, in a story of betrayal and reconciliation that spans two continents. The Distant Land of My Father, a breathtaking and richly lyrical debut, unfolds to reveal an enduring family love through tragic circumstances.
Praise For The Distant Land of My Father…
PRAISE FOR THE DISTANT LAND OF MY FATHER
"A marvelous story, straightforward without being prosaic, full of momentum yet complex and unpredictable."--Los Angeles Times
"For everyone who has ever felt himself in exile from any beloved place, or a time that can never return."--Carolyn See, The Washington Post Book World
"Remarkable . . . A moving tale of love and the possibility of forgiveness."--Library Journal