Intense and heartbreaking

What an intense and heartbreaking story, all the more so because it is a true one. Through her character, Millie, Lee tackles many of the same issues all women deal with: identity, social and familial expectations, our sexuality. But she tells it from a perspective that is compounded by her status as a Korean adoptee in a very white New England world. It made me stop and think about how much I was able to take for granted growing up and how those things provided me with a level of security Millie never had. This is a poignant, thought-provoking book. —Krys