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Lucette Lagnado: The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit: A Jewish Family’s Exodus from Old Cairo to the New World

(Memoir, 352 pp. 2007)

This award-winning memoir by a Wall Street Journal reporter chronicles her Jewish family’s traditions, tragedies and triumphs in their epic exodus in 1963 from the splendor of cosmopolitan Cairo, to Paris, and finally Brooklyn.