When her mother leaves Haiti to find work in the US, Sophie is raised by her aunt.
Their parting, years later, when her mother sends for her, is as wrenching as the reunion in New York.
Though she barely knows her mother they both carry secrets from their homeland that will haunt them forever.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 07/03/1996
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780349106823