By Cristina Henriquez
Miraflores wants to know her father, the man her mother had an affair with while living in Panama when she was a young woman. After discovering some letters written by him, Miraflores decides to travel alone to Panama and find him despite the fact that her mother is ill and does not know of her plans. It's a trip of discovery and separation as the young woman learns of her parents' relationship and the painful course it took. She also builds upon some new friendships of her own in this bittersweet search for identity. A novel of secrets, regrets, and hope.