Host of Memories

Host of Memories : Tales of Inevitable Happenstance

1 (1 rating by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$15.95

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


This collection of personal stories reveals just how powerfully one man's present has been shaped by the richness of his past. Following his parents' divorce in segregated pre-Castro Miami in the late 1950s, Peter Rupert Lighte moved with his fragile mother to New York City, where he was raised amidst a community of eccentric and loving relatives and friends. In Host of Memories, he shares tales of his early years as an awkward “only child”; his Jewish roots; his fortuitous encounters with Chinese culture; his embrace of sexuality; life in Beijing, London, Hong Kong, and Tokyo; dreams of fatherhood; and much more. He ultimately finds his future husband—a distinguished English composer—and, together with their two adopted daughters, a sense of belonging.
show more

Out of ideas for the holidays?

Visit our Gift Guides and find our recommendations on what to get friends and family during the holiday season. Shop now .

Product details

  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 127 x 200.66 x 25.4mm | 385.55g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0991252977
  • 9780991252978
  • 1,347,723

Rating details

1 ratings
1 out of 5 stars
5 0% (0)
4 0% (0)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 100% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X