“Not since Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake has an author so exquisitely evoked what it’s like to be an immigrant."
– Carol Memmott, USA TODAY
Essays | July 31, 2007
Published at: Chekhov's Mistress
As ever, books were my consolation. My family immigrated to Queens, New York in March of 1976 when I was seven. My two sisters and I enrolled at PS 102 that spring so I had three months of second grade then went on to the third grade in ...