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Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A mix of memoir and fiction attempts to reconstruct a novel that burned—along with the author's home and family keepsakes—in the terrible Oakland Hills fire of 1991."If a woman is to write a Book of Peace, it is given to her to know devastation," NBA-winner Kingston (Tripmaster Monkey, 1989, etc.) begins in the eloquent first section, an account of the day that fire destroyed The Fourth Book of ... Read full review

The fifth book of peace

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Acclaimed writer Kingston (The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts) has created a lyrical memoir of momentous events in her life-the death of her father and her mother, the ... Read full review

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