A grief unobserved

"La Petite" by Michele Halberstadt and translated by Linda Coverdale is a short (barely beyond 100 pages) memoir set in Paris 1968. It recounts events surrounding Halberstadt's childhood suicide attempt and demonstrates the devastating power of dismissive indifference. Michele Halberstadt is an award-winning French author, journalist and film producer. She's written a brave memoir that concludes with keen revelation.