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Here & Now's Celeste Headlee speaks with Judy Bolton-Fasman about her new book, "Asylum: A Memoir of Family Secrets," which chronicles the author's journey to find out more about her Cuban-born mother and accountant father.

Book Excerpt: 'Asylum'

By Judy Bolton-Fasman 
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There is a Jewish saying that an uninterpreted dream is like an unopened letter from God—a letter that must surely contain the secrets of the universe.

"Asylum: A Memoir of Family Secrets" by Judy Bolton-Fasman (Courtesy)
"Asylum: A Memoir of Family Secrets" by Judy Bolton-Fasman (Courtesy)

Excerpted from ASYLUM: A Memoir Of Family Secrets by Judy Bolton-Fasman. Copyright © 2021. Available from Mandel Vilar Press.

This segment aired on August 24, 2021.

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