This book tells the story of Rose Zwi's forebears who were Lithuanian Jews caught up in the sweeping history of the first half of the century in Europe. Naryshkin Park, Zhager, Lithuania was once a place where lovers walked. It is now the site of a mass grave where it is thought 3000, although some say 7000, bodies lie -- massacred on 2 October 1941. Among them were members of Rose Zwi's family. Rose Zwi's quest is an attempt to exhume the past in order to come to grips with it.