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Arts & Entertainment - October 7, 2011

Finding a place at life's table

Former restaurateur Donia Bijan describes in a new memoir her family's journey of exile and quest for belonging

by Renee Batti

At the time former restaurateur Donia Bijan began writing down memories of her parents' lives, she was wracked by grief over the unexpected and gruesome death of her beloved mother, Menlo Park resident Atefeh "Amy" Bijan.

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Renee Batti is the news editor at the Almanac, one of the Weekly's sister papers.

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