Inheritance


Inheritance, by Dani Shapiro

Started 07.20.20 • Finished 07.29.20 / 4 stars


And then we hugged goodbye—each one of us hugged the others—and this time there was no awkwardness. Only a sense of having been visited by some kind of grace.

Being into genealogy myself, I really enjoyed this book. Dani excels at covering all of the different emotions and experiences that follow the kind of jarring revelation she experienced.


After listening to my entire story, he quietly said: “You can say, ‘This is impossible, terrible.’ Or you can say, ‘This is beautiful, wonderful.’ You can imagine that you’re in exile. Or you can imagine that you have more than one home.”
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