Zugunruhe (a German word used in ethology to describe migration anxiety in animals) was born from a specific image: cemeteries in Miami, where migrants are not buried in their own soil, their own land. This particular face of exile became a book built as a journey: it travels from the voices of people who escaped the war, totalitarian regimes and all sorts of political conflicts to the voices of those who died and now rest in a foreign country.
But it is also a book about the author´s journey, about her double migration. The cities where she lived, her own personal Miami, the death of her father were the materials to compose a bricolage in which memory and identity become diluted. It is mostly a question about migration itself, not only as border crossing but as life as a constant process of arrivals and departures.
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