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Annotation:Born into poverty in Ethiopia, Samuelsson was adopted at the age of 2 by a Swedish couple. He learned to cook from his Swedish grandmother, and rose to become one of the world's top chefs. This distinctive and compelling memoir has all the elements of a good story: humor, travel, and a young individual overcoming obstacles via a passionate calling.
Annotation:Three young people are deported back to Jamaica after having been raised abroad since infancy. When they land in Kingston without a compass of any kind, each of them embarks on a journey that pushes their endurance beyond measure and forces them to discover who they truly are.