The Shahanis came to Queens--from India, by way of Casablanca--in the 1980s. They were undocumented for a few unsteady years and then, with the arrival of their green cards, they thought they'd made it. This is the story of how they did, and didn't; the unforeseen obstacles that propelled them into years of disillusionment and heartbreak; and the strength of a family determined to stay together. -- inside front book jacket flap.
Act 1. Backstory Act 2. We made it Act 3. Breaking at the seams Intermission : Reporting the case Act 4. Stranger things Act 5. Stretch goal Act 6. Leaving and finding home Epilogue: Dear Dad.