In the southeast point of the Indian peninsula lies the pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka. A little baby girl's cry of life echoed in the silence. This autobiography, by Lynn Ramalingam, not a formative writer, is true and includes a complex story of abandonment, romance, family, and secrets told with intelligence, grace, and an abiding tenderness. Lynn was an unwanted infant left to be raised by her aunt, uncle, and cousins. What begins...