This fascinating book can be read at so many different levels. Firstly, it is a highly personal story of the relationship between mother and her teenage daughters, their lives and flight. This story is action filled and thrilling. It involves a global travel with vivid imageries and deep cultural insights. Secondly, the story is about the clash between nature and technology. Nature survives and flourishes in the absence of humanity. Technology is represented by humans and our overpowering need to accumulate power and wealth.