Orphaned during the Siege of Sarajevo, Marina - now a teenage figure skating star - returns to Bosnia for the first time since an American family adopted her as a baby. Tag along with Marina as she discovers the true meaning of family, learns about her heritage, and explores the war-torn city that could have been her home.
Alexandra Marshall is the author of five novels and one nonfiction book. Her short fiction, essays, feature stories, travel journalism, and opinion pieces have appeared in many literary journals, newspapers, and magazines. Marshall has also been a film critic for The American Prospect and a guest columnist for The Boston Globe. She has taught writing in two Harvard extension programs and at Emerson College. Born in Western Pennsylvania and raised in the near suburbs of New York City, Marshall has lived in Boston since 1977.
Ploughshares, the literary magazine of Emerson College
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