The book actually opens with a
naked woman with a Picasso type face. The more I read, the more appropriate this image became.
I was stunned by this book. The poetry is so simply written but it is raw with emotion. From the
opening story, the reader is aware that Ruiz is no ordinary writer as the character Ruby describes
her father at her own funeral. I intended to dip into this book over several days, but wasn't able
to leave it alone, so strong is the emotional pull of the writing......."