Rebecca Ascher-Walsh

Rebecca Ascher-Walsh is a senior writer for Entertainment Weekly

''This debut novel so fully envelops the reader in the soul of an Indian-American immigrant family that it's heart-wrenching to part with them.''
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''Lawrenson writes compassionately and convincingly of [World War II's] horrors and the ways in which ordinary people become heroes...''
''[The novel]'s silliness belies a steady heart: It's a lovely summer valentine.''