The book is about 4 females, who are members of the same Eastern European Jewish family that later resides in US. They represent different generations of this family unit (starting in 1900s and up to 1990s). The story concentrates on how a female of each generation is psychologically and emotionally connected to her mother and grandmother. Thus, the main focus is on the mother-daughter-grandmother relationship within the family. The emphasis is on its stong and unique bond that most human females need.
This report prepared by Irina Drakhler