A Simple Distance (Paperback)

By Kimberly Silva

Akashic Books, 9781933354118, 188pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2006



When Jean Sousa's uncle, a high-ranking politician on the fictional Caribbean -island of Baobique, is diagnosed with brain cancer, Jean is forced to reconcile difficult family relationships and her place among them.

About the Author

K.E. Silva was born and raised in the mid-western United States; her parents in the West Indies, where her mother returned over a decade ago. Ms. Kingstown lives and writes in Northern California. She also practices civil rights law. This is her first novel.