44th out of 48 books — 12 voters
In this uniquely fashioned memoir, one sister uses words, the other installations to re-create a childhood filled with adventure, tragedy, and the two most glamorous and mysterious people in their young lives: their parents. The setting is Los Angeles during and after World War Two. Hollywood is defining. Cigarettes ubiquitous. A meal is not a meal without meat or eggs. Re...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by University of New Mexico Press
(first published October 1996)
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