The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit: My Family's Exodus from Old Cairo to the New World

Lucette Lagnado, 2007

A captivating account of the author's life in cosmopolitan Cairo and her family's painful relocation to America. The memoir centers on her beloved father, dashing man-about-town Leon Lagnado. It contains vivid descriptions of the fascinating cultural traditions of Cairo's once-vibrant Jewish community and the political and societal changes that forced the family's exodus.

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