"Calderisi’s credentials are impeccable… Much of what [he] describes is indeed admirable, and his decision to focus on individuals within the Catholic Church ... makes for lively reading."

--Literary Review (UK)


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The memoir of his 30-year relationship with Jean-Daniel Rossi, from their meeting in Paris, to their marriage and finally to Rossi's struggle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) in 2008.




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An intimate look into the sensitivities and strengths of a society that has grown accustomed to being misunderstood.



"A personal narrative of engagement with a beguiling but maddening continent, avoiding the familiar positions among old African hands of either expressing contempt or excusing failure."

--The Financial Times (London)


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