Out of Egypt

Out of Egypt

This richly colored memoir chronicles the exploits of a flamboyant Jewish family, from its bold arrival in cosmopolitan Alexandria to its defeated exodus three generations later. In elegant and witty prose, André Aciman introduces us to the marvelous eccentrics who shaped his life--Uncle Vili, the strutting daredevil, soldier, salesman, and spy; the two grandmothers, the Princess and the Saint, who gossip in six languages; Aunt Flora, the German refugee who warns… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 23, 2007)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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