Winner of the 2003 PEN/Albrand Award for first nonfiction


...an extraordinary tale, and an extremely well-told one.”
  Jon Lee Anderson, New Yorker staff writer and author of Che: A Biography


A brilliant and important book.”
  Francisco Goldman, author of The Long Night of the White Chickens


[A] profound book... both easy to read and compelling... given the powerful subject matter and how well it is told.”
  Publisher’s Weekly