It is only by closely scrutinizing the details in one photo--an extreme close-up of an arm in a hospital bed with wristbands that say "Haldol" and "Fall Risk" in large bold lettering--that one can make out the name Jinne Lutz in smaller, faded type on a third bracelet.
It is the subtle, slightly unsettling details in Jinne Lutz's portraits that first intimate that this was no ordinary life or family story.
The same can be said of a portrait just a few pages into the book in which Jinne Lutz, now clearly well into middle age and sporting a nondescript T-shirt, shorts, and a bit of a belly, is seated partly in shadow on a cheap, flower-print sofa.
Yours forever, Hesitating Beauty," reads the first passage in Jinne Lutz's voice.
The narrative seems to begin over and over again as the portraits of Jinne skip back and forth in time and new people and elements are introduced.