Who is the beautiful opera singer, the woman with "Italian eyes"? What happened to their grandfather, a pilot with a secret Luftwaffe unit in the Spanish Civil War? Could he still be alive? And why does his second wife forbid the children to speak of the family's history?
Questions become suspicions, secrets and rumors become wild insinuations. Combining clues from their own lives with traces of their family's past, the young detectives move from generation to generation. As fact and fiction merge into one, it slowly becomes clear that the truth is maddeningly elusive in this evocative, lyrical, and engrossing tale.
About: Wondering about their mysterious shared past in their realization about their differences from local children and the gaps in their family photographs, young cousins seek out truths about a beautiful opera singer, a Spanish Civil War pilot grandfather, and a forbidding step-grandmother.
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