Every story has a backstory. I include some of the backstories of COOKING FOR HER EYES, pulling back the curtain a bit, so my readers can gain more insight into my book’s purpose, intentions, and my broader world view. Enjoy!
ESSAY: BEYOND MY EYES
BEHIND THE BOOK COVER
“What’s your nationality? Are you Chinese or Japanese?”
My sixth-grade classmate, Francine, and I were happily chatting while walking home from school one day, when an elderly Caucasian lady, a stranger to me, asked me the question I had been used to answering since I was a little girl in pigtails. I thought it odd that people were so curious about my heritage, but I dutifully replied when asked. But not on this day. …..” Click on the book cover to continue.