An immigrant family escapes the Romanian Communist regime arrives in the United States. They dissent in secret and are spied on by the Romanian Securitate. They are separated as the father and son leave first. The mother and daughter struggle to stay safe until they can leave as well. As the Romanian Socialist state begins to unravel, both staying and leaving become perilous. The mother questions the ideologies of the state and explores the complexity and beauty of Science and Medicine. A few years after the mother and daughter arrive the family breaks apart. They find help from a family who befriends them. The mother recounts their struggles, their escape and their challenges in their new home.Michael had his first seizure. We both fell asleep. ... Michaela#39;s body was engulfed in a grand mal seizure. I was stunned; at first a dreadful fear ... I mean, I had nothing in the house to calm down such a burst. Any seizure is frightening but this anbsp;...
|Title||:||Consolation in E Major|
|Publisher||:||Booktango - 2015-07-22|