The most delightful element of "The Latecomer" is the ironic deadpan humor of the narrative voice that tells this convoluted tale of the Oppenheimer family from the meeting of the parents, through the IVF conception and birth of the triplets and the arrival 18 years later of the last sibling from the original IVF procedure. This is a complicated story of family relationships, the roles race and gender play in our acceptance of others and the impact of trauma on succeeding generations. And in places, it is very funny.
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