In conjunction with National Adoption Month, Books Inc. Palo Alto proudly presents local author Carina Sue Burns discusses her stunning new memoir, The Syrian Jewelry Box. When fifteen-year-old Carina Rourke gives in to her curiosity and opens her mother’s forbidden jewelry box a shocking family secret is revealed. Soon, Carina and her family find themselves traveling the world in search of answers.
“An exceptionally well written and deftly crafted entertainment that will fully absorb the reader's rapt attention from beginning to end…"
Jim Cox, Midwest Book Review