Vol. 1: Gabriel’s retired life is turned upside down when his son and daughter-in-law adopt an orphaned girl from Peru. He was barely much of a father to his own son… how is he going to take to being a grandfather to a kid from a whole other country? When surprises and complications arise, can he learn that you’re never too old to change your mind?
Vol. 2: Gabriel travels to Peru to visit young Qinaya who has been reunited with her true grandparents. The trip turns into a journey of self-discovery as he meets another father in search of his own daughter missing since the earthquake. Together, they reflect on the highs and lows of parenting, and the reality that you never grow out of the role, even when the kids are all grown up. The touching conclusion to this powerful, award-winning diptych.
Publication Year: 2020 in the United States (originally published 2016 in France)