Author Topic: CoW Ep. 509: Far From the Home I Love (Banned Books Week 2022)  (Read 183 times)

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Cast of Wonders 509: Far From the Home I Love (Banned Books Week 2022)

• Author: Y.M. Resnik
• Narrator: Victoria Marklew
• Host: Alicia Caporaso
• Audio Producer:  Jeremy Carter

"Far From the Home I Love" is a Cast of Wonders original.

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“Let me get this straight. You were born on Earth, but your passport is Venusian?”

The condescension seeps through the plexiglass barrier separating me from the visa agent. It blankets me in icy disdain. Chides me for having the chutzpah to think that returning home could be easy.

I nod in the affirmative, trying to still my shaking hands as I retrieve the required documents out of my bag. I’ve followed the instructions meticulously, right down to bringing everything in triplicate. Ari helped me prepare the application. They’ve always been more detail oriented than I am.

Tags:   Alicia Caporaso, Banned Books Week, Banned Books Week 2022, celebrations, families, family histories, found families, gender identity, Jeremy Carter, Judaism, LGBTQ, Siddur, Venus, Victoria Marklew, Y. M. Resnik, young adult fiction