Kathy is a young recovering alcoholic recently seperated from her husband.
When her family home is repossessed she is devastated.
Her house is sold at auction to Behrani, a former Iranian Air Force officer for whom it represents an entry into real estate and a passport to the future for his family and his own version of the American Dream.
For Kathy, its loss is the last of a sereis of insults life has dealt her and the stage is set for a gut-wrenching tragedy.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 368 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 27/01/2001
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099283140