Jonathan Dean's remarkable family saga would make the producers of Who Do You Think You Are? weak at the knees.
Humane and curious... an admirable family memoir.
Against the shocking news stories of the last couple of years, Jonathan Dean's very human take on the journey of a refugee has fresh resonance. Examining the lives caught in the crossfire as Europe twice fragmented in world war makes this a must read now.
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He explores complex subjects accessibly, and his book is all the more powerful for it.