Elizabeth Rosner The Speed of Light

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Every family has a story. Every story, eventually, must be told.§For most of their lives, Julian Pere and his sister, Paula, lived in a house cast in silence,§witnesses to a father struggling with a devastating secret too painful to share. Though their father took his demons to the grave, his past refuses to rest.§As adults, brother and sister struggle to find their voices. A scientist governed by numbers and logic, Julian now lives an ordered life of routine and seclusion. My father gave up his language and his homeland. But he carried his sadness with him, under his skin. It was mine now. In contrast, Paula has entered the world as eagerly as Julian retracts from it. An aspiring opera singer, she is always moving, buoyant with sound. Singing was the only gift I could offer to my father. I filled the house with music. I tried to give him joy. . . .§Yet both their lives begin to change on a Wednesday, miercoles, the day that sounds like miracles. Before embarking on a European oper...

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