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'Opa Nobody' By Sonya Huber
Date of Review: 
Mar.23.2008
Published Work: 
Reviewer: 
Karrie Higgins
Source: 
Los Angeles Times

“In every chapter, [Huber] weaves stories of her activist life with richly imagined scenes of her grandfather, reconstructing his life from anecdotes and documentary evidence. . . . By connecting with history on such a personal level, she reveals how ordinary citizens can get swept up into movements of all kinds; allegiance is never as simple as a membership card. Most radically of all for a progressive activist, Huber embraces the past. Instead of tossing it all out in search of something new, she ties a firm knot between then and now.”