Lucette Lagnado and her Jewish family live comfortably in Cairo until the fall of King Farouk makes way for Gamal Abdel Nesser’s industrialization of Egyptian industries. After losing everything, they make their way from Cairo to New York on a journey that forces them to abandon the only life they ever knew.
- Readers interested in the exile of a Jewish family from 1963 Cairo.
- Fans of riveting, obstacle-overcoming memoirs.
- Lovers of immigrant non-fiction.