This book review was written by Eugene Kernes
Is This An Overview?
Janine and Janine’s husband Marcel are traveling to sell Marcel’s fabrics directly to a community. A story told from the perspective of Janine. During their travel, Janine reflects on what has become of Janine’s life. Although Janine was resistant to the trip, Janine’s values become manifest based on what Janine sees. Janine’s and Marcel’s wants have become to diverge, with Janine wanting a more traditional life. Janine and Marcel have different ancestry as Janine is Arabic while Marcel’s predecessors came from France, which can cause some of Marcel’s remarks to create a conflict between who Janine is and willing to be with Marcel. Janine makes choices that test Janine’s faith. How will Janine reconcile Janine’s roots and Marcel?