Nubuck Leather Boots

Fatima Dzhigkaeva


Fatima Dzhigkaeva has little time to prepare to emigrate from South Ossetia. She leaves behind her soft nubuck boots, thinking she’ll have more need for office shoes. But Toronto is unwelcoming at first, and office jobs are hard to find. It will be a long time before she finds the work she wants. And when she finds a new pair of nubuck boots, she realizes she is home at last.

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