Skillfully weaving together the stories of intersecting lives in Sri Lanka, Luloff explores themes of memory and identity amid the consequences of the Sri Lankan civil war. From different points of view, across generations and geographies, it pits the destructive power of war against the resilient power of family, individual will, and the act of storytelling itself.
"Claire wakes in a hospital room with no memory of how she got there or why. She tries to piece together her past by looking at a box of photos saved by her husband and her best friend, but she senses a mystery at the center of these fragments. Is Charlie still her husband? Is Rachel still her friend?"--