The book group I am a part of read Reading With Patrick by Michelle Kuo, and we could not believe the devotion and dedication the author demonstrated throughout the book. How she and Patrick endured the crass racism and inhumanity is difficult to believe. To give you a quick overview on the setting of the story and how some things just do not change in life, read this article from the November 15 NYTimes “No One Should Have to Live Like This” by Catherine Flowers.
You can get to know the author better by watching her TEDx Talk . . .