This 2020 novel is based on two real fathers—one Israeli and one Palestinian—who both lost
daughters to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. Author Colum McCann who grew up in Ireland and has had his own experience with violent conflict. McCann is a co-founder of the global non-profit Narrative 4 whose vision is “fearless
hope through radical empathy" by using global story sharing. This book will be the jumping-off point for a conversation about survival, violence, conscience, the world we live in, and the world we want to live in and “radical
The book talk is presented by South Jersey Holocaust Coalition and New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, with funding from One Jewish Community—Jewish Federation of Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties.